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Alabama among the most heavily-armed states; research says that makes us safer

Alabama is among the most heavily-armed states in America, according to a CBS News analysis of ATF gun registrations in accordance with the National...

Shocking ‘torture’ of Alabama child inspires crusade to make sure child abusers get life in prison

Scott Hicks of Wetumpka, Alabama, traveled down to Bay County, Florida, in September after two failure-to-appear arrest warrants were issued against him on battery...

Sessions, Cruz push ‘American Jobs First Act,’ seek to stop influx of foreign workers

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) on Friday introduced the American Jobs First Act, which they believe would ease...

Shelby has quietly become the single biggest thorn in Obama’s side; here’s how

The end of the year is typically a time when people put aside their differences and come together to celebrate the holidays. The same...

Palmer: EPA was never intended to have this much power; they must be stopped

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is one of the most powerful and most feared regulatory agencies in the country. What was originally intended to...

Shelby, Cruz team up on bill to allow Alabama, other states to refuse Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senator Richard Shelby has signed on to co-sponsor a bill that would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit governors...

Obama administration comes after Alabama with civil rights investigation

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced it is launching an investigation into whether civil rights violations occurred when...

Alabamians concerned as Afghan pilots go missing from nearby training base

Alabamians expressed concerns Tuesday evening as news broke that two members of the Afghan Air Force have disappeared from a military base located roughly...

Shelby, Sessions push to pause immigration from ‘high risk’ countries

WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senators Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions were two of only 10 Republicans to vote in favor of pausing the issuance of...

Former NRA president goes off on gun-grabbing AL.com blogger

By: Jim Porter What AL.com writer John Archibald is really saying in his December 4 column, "To hell with the NRA; this country has to...

Alabama lawmaker pushes Convention of States to pass balanced budget amendment

A state senator is pushing to renew Alabama's call for a Convention of States to amend the U.S. Constitution. Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) has pre-filed...

Alabama congressmen: Obama has a gun control plan, but no strategy to defeat ISIS

WASHINGTON -- Several Republican members of Alabama's congressional delegation released statements on Monday criticizing President Barack Obama for his latest Oval Office address, which...

Launch of new education group could signal seismic shift in Alabama politics’ power structure

A coalition of education leaders on Friday announced the formation of Alabama Unites for Education (AUE), an advocacy group that appears poised to fill...

Bentley: Obama using gun control push to distract from national security failures

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley slammed President Barack Obama for his Sunday evening Oval Office address to the nation, which Bentley said...

Rick & Bubba come unglued after Obama ‘lies’ about ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ (Video)

https://youtu.be/bRIODVheCM4 (Video above: Rick & Bubba discuss Obama's explanation of what "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is about) Alabama-based, nationally-syndicated talk radio hosts Rick Burgess and Bill...

Shelby: Obama is trying to exploit terrorist attacks to take away Second Amendment rights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt4I1Iszr7Y (Video above: Sen. Richard Shelby criticizes President Obama's gun control efforts in a speech on the Senate Floor) WASHINGTON -- Alabama Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.)...

Sessions, Cruz demand Obama release immigration history of San Bernardino terrorists

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) on Thursday sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, Secretary of...

Liberals don’t think minority voters in Alabama have the capacity to get a free ID (opinion)

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in Federal court challenging Alabama’s photo voter I.D. law. The suit, which...

NAACP sues Alabama claiming the state’s photo voter I.D. law is ‘discriminatory’

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in Federal court challenging Alabama's photo voter I.D. law. The suit, which...

Bentley: Obama is keeping states in the dark on Syrian refugee program, security concerns

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday expressed his frustrations with the Syrian refugee vetting process and blasted the Obama Administration for...

Sessions backs Shelby re-election: ‘He has been a rock-solid partner on immigration & other battles’

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- During an interview on Yellowhammer Radio Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) endorsed his Senate colleague Richard Shelby, who is facing...

Alabama Republicans block EPA regs as Obama returns from climate summit in Paris

WASHINGTON -- The same day President Barack Obama returned to the United States from a climate change conference in Paris, Republican members of Alabama's...

Sessions warns Congress is preparing to fund ‘Obama’s entire immigration agenda,’ including Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday warned that Congress is preparing to fund "(President) Obama's entire immigration agenda" in its yearly...

Alabama congressman’s bill cracks down on rampant fraud in taxpayer-funded housing system

WASHINGTON -- A stunning report by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Inspector General revealed last month that over 800 Alabama families living...