Tag Archives: Alabama

Roy Moore: Muslims Should Be Expelled From Congress Because America Is Founded On God’s Holy Scriptures

“It’s a shame that we’ve got people in Congress that don’t even support American values and support Muslim theology, which is directly contrary to the United States Constitution. If they take an oath on the Koran, they take an oath on an instrument that violates religious freedom. They don’t recognize the God who gave religious freedom under our Constitution. And …

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Alabama Church Riles Cultists With Anti-Trump Sign

The Hill reports: A Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., is capturing national attention for a sign saying that a black person voting for President Trump “is mental illness.” The controversial sign put on display outside the New Era Baptist Church reads on one side, “A black vote for Trump is mental illness.” The other side of the sign displays another …

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GOP Alabama Gov Apologizes For Wearing Blackface

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology for appearing in a racist sketch during her time as an undergraduate at Auburn University in the 1960s. Audio surfaced of a 1967 interview given by Ivey and her then-fiancee, Ben LaRavia, in which LaRavia recalled a party at Auburn’s Baptist Student Union. Ivey participated in at least …

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Roy Moore: Trump Was Right, Send Ilhan Omar Back

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) on Wednesday said Rep. Ilhan Omar should go back to Somalia after the Minnesota Democrat called him a child molester while criticizing the Alabama GOP for seeking her expulsion from Congress. “I fully support the resolution of the Ala Rep Party asking Congress to expel Omar under Article 1 Section …

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Alabama GOP: Expel Rep. Ilhan Omar From Congress

From the right wing Yellowhammer News: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is no friend of the Alabama Republican Party. That was the takeaway on Saturday at the ALGOP’s summer meeting hosted on the Plains in Lee County after the body passed a resolution introduced by State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Bryant) calling for Alabama’s congressional delegation to seek the expulsion of …

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Third Republican House Rep Calls It Quits For 2020

Montgomery’s ABC News affiliate reports: Alabama’s only Republican female representative in Congress says she won’t seek re-election for a sixth term in 2020, meaning the seat will be without an incumbent. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents the state’s 2nd District, said Friday she won’t seek another term, issuing a statement that doe not specifically give a reason for her decision. …

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ALABAMA: GOP Senate Candidate Says We Must Put Jesus First Because He Gave Us The Gift Of Trump

AL.com reports: Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville told Republicans at a campaign stop in Montgomery today that he would not take a paycheck if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate and would help President Trump fix problems Tuberville said result from a departure from Christian values and practices such as school prayer. “I’m a politician’s worst nightmare. I …

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Roy Moore Reports Dismal Senate Fundraising Haul

From the right wing Daily Caller: Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s senate bid is off to a slow financial start, according to his campaign’s fundraising numbers. Moore, who announced his senate bid June 20, raised $16,963 in campaign contributions, according to documents filed Monday with the Federal Election Commission. That is a small fraction of what all five of …

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GOP Senate Candidate: “Homosexual Activities” Ruined TV, Which Used To Have Good Shows Like Gunsmoke

“There are no more good TV shows on like Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The Virginian, Andy Griffith, I Love Lucy. We don’t have those shows anymore. We’re too interested in homosexual activities. We’re too interested in seeing how this family’s finding a way to mess on this family or to see how people are trying to date on TV, or having wife-swapping …

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ALABAMA: “Death To Gays” Mayor To Seek Reelection Despite Protest Die-In And City Council Resignations

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: Two leaders of an Alabama city have resigned after their mayor posted a comment on Facebook about “killing out” socialists, “baby killers” and gay and transgender people. But mayor Mark Chambers refused to step down and told residents of Carbon Hill he plans to run for re-election. Protesters lied down in a “die-in” and then confronted …

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Anti-Gay Baptist Pastor Charged With Molesting Boys

Huntsville’s CBS News affiliate reports: The lead pastor of a Florence church has been arrested, accused of sexually abusing young boys in his congregation. John Martin was taken into custody Friday evening and booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center on four counts of Sexual Abuse. Martin has been a pastor at Lighthouse Baptist Church on Sweetwater Avenue for nine …

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Accuser’s Lawyer: Roy Moore “Likely Failed” Polygraph

The Birmingham News reports: Roy Moore “likely failed” a December 2017 polygraph he took in an effort to clear his name from accusations made against him by women during the Senate race that year, according to a lawsuit filing Monday. Attorneys for Leigh Corfman, who maintains she was sexually molested as a 14-year-old by the then-32-year-old Moore in 1979, filed …

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ALABAMA: Ford Shuts Down Dealership’s Promotion Offering Shotgun, Bible, American Flag With Every Car

USA Today reports: A car dealership in a rural Alabama town is tapping into some of the locals’ passions for a special Fourth of July promotion. Chatom Ford, a dealership in Chatom, Alabama, is running a “God, Guns and Freedom” promotion that promises a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag to anyone who buys a car between the …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Trails GOP Field In Senate Poll

Politico reports: Alabama Republicans are showing little appetite for giving former state Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore another shot at winning a U.S. Senate seat, two years after he blew what should have been a gimme election in the ruby red state after being embroiled in a sordid personal scandal. A new survey from the Alabama-based polling firm Cygnal shows …

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ALABAMA: Trump Cultist GOP Sec. Of State John “Voter Suppression” Merrill Enters US Senate Race [VIDEO]

Montgomery’s NBC News affiliate reports: John Merrill officially announced Tuesday he will run for the U.S. Senate. Merrill made the announcement around 10 a.m. Tuesday, releasing a video on social media. The Senate seat is currently held by Democrat Doug Jones, who defeated Republican Roy Moore in a 2017 special election. In addition to Merrill and Moore, the GOP field …

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Alabama Senate Race: Roy Moore Vs Jeff Sessions?

NBC News reports: Multiple other Republican candidates have announced their own bids for the state’s Republican nomination to take on Jones in 2020. Moore told NBC News: “If people want them, they’ll elect them. But I have a strong base here. And they’ll elect me.” He said the potential addition of Jeff Sessions, who served as senator from Alabama prior …

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Alabama Megachurch Granted Own Private Police Force

The Christian Post reports: After several years of seeking to establish a private police force to adequately protect its church and school campuses, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey [photo] has signed legislation allowing the Briarwood Presbyterian Church to do just that despite objections from critics. The ACLU of Alabama argues that the move by Briarwood to establish its own police force …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Announces 2020 US Senate Bid

The Birmingham News reports: Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore announced Thursday he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020, two years after narrowly losing a bid for the seat to Democratic Sen. Doug Jones amid allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers. Moore, who was kicked off the bench twice, made the official announcement at a press conference in Montgomery …

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Roy Moore’s Lawyer Arrested On DUI, Drug Charges

The Montgomery News reports: Former Senate candidate Roy Moore’s attorney was arrested Wednesday night. Trenton Roger Garmon, 39, was booked into the Etowah County Jail around 8 p.m., according to jail records. He was arrested by Gadsden police and charged with driving under the influence of controlled substances, second-degree possession of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Garmon, who worked as an …

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Alabama Mayor Defends Call To “Kill Out” LGBT People

Montgomery’s ABC affiliate reports: Carbon Hill mayor Mark Chambers has responded about recent controversial comments he made in a Facebook post. The post written in all capital letters said: “We live in a society where homosexuals lecture us on morals, transvestites lecture us on human biology, baby killers lecture us on human rights and socialists lecture us on economics.” Chambers …

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