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How to understand the Alfie Evans controversy

Understanding the facts Less than a year after the Charlie Gard case, another terminally ill British infant is gaining international attention and raising concerns about...

We’re selling our sovereignty, says Mobile real estate developer

Foreign control of American farmland doubled to 27.3 million acres between 2004 and 2014, the latest decade covered by United States Department of Agriculture data....

Stricter guns laws wouldn’t have stopped Waffle House shooting

In the days that followed a shooting incident at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tenn. – where a 29-year-old Illinois man is alleged to have...

Rep. Mike Rogers: Why the farm bill matters to East Alabama

Agriculture is such an important industry to our great State and contributes $70.4 billion to Alabama’s economy. Congress plays an important role in supporting the...

A look at the Alabama Supreme Court races on ballot this year

Among the plethora of races on the ballot this year are the important seats on the Alabama Supreme Court. We have an unprecedented five...

Rep. Byrne: A tax code that works

Each April, Americans across the country face great frustration and inconvenience in filing their taxes. Fortunately, this Tax Day marked the last time Americans would...

My child has Type 1 Diabetes and life is challenging — here’s what helps

Struggling. That’s what the mom right before me in line to check in late to school had written in the “reason” column. The mom...

New farm bill gains momentum

I am proud to share some exciting news for Alabama’s farmers: The House Agriculture Committee has approved the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018,...

Does Facebook hate Catholics?

Sen. Ted Cruz informed Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg that his company "has blocked over two dozen Catholic pages," noting they were prevented...

Alabama monuments: Preserving our history to protect our future

Doing the right thing isn’t always politically expedient, but a strong leader does what’s necessary regardless of her critics. Governor Kay Ivey exemplifies this...

Alabama legislators should follow Iowa’s lead in protecting the unborn

“If we conservatives truly believe abortion is what we say it is — the butchering of an unborn person — then ending the practice...

Alabama must do more to thank its military veterans

The Bible verse Isaiah 6:8 reads - Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go...

Rep. Roby: I’m always fighting for Fort Rucker and Maxwell Air Force Base

The recent district work period provided me valuable time on the road in Alabama’s Second District to have in-person meetings with many of the...

Thank you, Mrs. Bush – what you did for my friend dying of AIDS will never be forgotten

My brother Matt died of AIDS 26 years ago yesterday, passing away in his bed in my parents' home in Houston. It was a benighted...

Why the Alabama Legislature holds the power — and a breakdown of interesting open seats

Our antiquated 1901 Constitution was designed to give inordinate power to the Legislature. During the Wallace years, the King of Alabama politics, George Wallace,...

Rep Bradley Byrne: The push for a balanced budget

When the 115th Congress kicked off last January, I immediately introduced a bill that I believe is fundamental to the future of our country:...

Don’t regulate Facebook — That’s what Zuckerberg wants

If Facebook disappeared forever this afternoon, I wouldn't exactly be upset about it. I'm astounded when I see people post loads of personal information...

Answering Alabama’s infrastructure needs in the 21st century

Toyota/Mazda, Polaris, Remington, Hyundai, Honda, Airbus, Boeing… These are just a few of the dozens upon dozens of new and expanding industries that have chosen...

Construction industry positions Alabama for future success

Alabama’s construction industry is built on a foundation of customer service, integrity and work ethic. As CEO of Bailey-Harris Construction and board chairman of...

The welcome mat: Out for legal immigrants, not for others

It’s not easy to discuss immigration these days. Nuance is out. We’re pressured to pick a side—either you favor open borders, or you’re anti-immigrant,...

Running into the gender revolution: Transgenderism and the Boston Marathon

April kicks off marathon season. I’m in the middle of training for the Nashville Marathon on April 28. It isn’t often that my love...

Scott Dawson: Time to make Alabama a sweeter home for business

We’ve all heard about how important it is to recruit out-of-state businesses to Alabama. As Governor, that will be a top priority of mine....

Rep. Mike Rogers: We must secure the border now

As you may have recently seen on the news, President Trump has called for the National Guard to assist Customs and Border Patrol Agents...

Combat Russian information warfare – via the Baltics

The U.S. has a long history and a vested interest in the Baltic States. On the heels of the leaders of Latvia, Lithuania and...