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Federal judge blocks Alabama’s strict abortion ban

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama’s near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month and called the law — part of...

Supreme Court: Donald Trump can use pentagon funds for border...

The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of...

New black sheriff, court officer in Birmingham rethinking policing

Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called "Dynamite Hill" because the Ku Klux Klan bombed so many...

Donald Trump signs order denying asylum to illegal border crossers

President Donald Trump issued an order Friday to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central...

Judge rules Cullman County’s bail system illegally discriminates against the poor

People who fall victim to what many deem a “two-tiered” system of justice that's based on wealth, won a significant victory in Cullman County, Ala. on...

ACLU of Alabama outlines how to cut the state’s prison population...

Out of the 2+ million people who are behind bars in this country, about 90 percent are held in local jails and state prisons,...

Federal appeals court blocks Alabama anti-abortion law

The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta blocked Alabama anti-abortion legislation on Wednesday, that would have outlawed a commonly used second-trimester dismemberment abortion...

Over 1,800 immigrant children reunited by deadline

Shy children were given a meal and a plane or bus ticket to locations around the U.S. as nonprofit groups tried to smooth the...

ACLU files suit against State of Alabama in transgender license case

"Mr. Doe experiences distress whenever he sees the gender listed on his own license" states the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawsuit against the Alabama Law...

US Supreme Court weighs case on detention of immigrants

The Supreme Court wrestled for a second time Tuesday with whether the government can indefinitely detain certain immigrants it is considering deporting without providing...

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