The Anti-Obscenity Enforcement Act of 1998 is an Alabama statute that criminalizes the sale of sex toys. The law has been the subject of extensive litigation and has generated considerable national controversy.
Speakers at a State House rally Thursday said repealing the state’s sales tax on groceries and a federal income tax deduction would create tax equity and address looming budget shortfalls.
Alabama’s crackdown on illegal immigration may keep Charlie Brown and Snoopy from performing in a high school musical.
Alabama’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, widely seen as the toughest in the United States, has cost the state’s economy up to $10.8 billion, according to a new study.
Alabama prison officials are trying to avoid a mass release of state inmates in 2012 because the state’s prisons are jammed with almost twice the number of inmates they were designed to hold. (Click link to read more.)
The Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth, a storied civil rights leader who survived beatings and bombings in Alabama a half-century ago as he fought against racial injustice alongside the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died on Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala. He was 89. (Click on link.)
OK, so this is several months old. Still worth reading.
If documentation is optional, how is this meant to gather statistics? How many people are going to tell schools, “I am not giving you documentation because I am an illegal immigrant.” Eh? Perhaps I’m just not understanding this.
At The Capri with Cathy after dinner. (Let’s hope this doesn’t post as sideways!)
What?! The Capri is my love! [As is Jane Eyre.]