Tag Archives: Alabama

ALABAMA: Roy Moore Teases Run For Governor

Via press release: At a press conference on April 30, 2018 announcing the filing of a defamation lawsuit against my accusers, a reporter asked me if I had plans to run for public office again. “I have no plans at this time for running for anything,” I said. The reporter continued: “Not even Governor?” I answered: “No.” The Associated Press …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Files Lawsuit Against Accusers, Alleges “Orchestrated Political Conspiracy” Against Him

Birmingham’s ABC affiliate reports: Roy Moore continues to fight those he says conspired against him in the U.S. special Senate election. On Monday, Moore’s attorney fired a legal shot directly at his accusers. Roy Moore says there was an orchestrated political conspiracy against that caused him to lose the election. At a news conference held in Etowah County, his attorney …

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ALABAMA: Ten Commandments In Schools Measure Makes Ballot, Author Says It Might Stop Mass Shooters

The Associated Press reports: Two proposed constitutional amendments, passed by lawmakers during this year’s legislative session, will appear as referendums on the general-election ballot. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill threw his support behind them at a ceremonial bill-signing at the Alabama State Capitol on Friday. Republican Sen. Gerald Dial backed the amendment to authorize the display of the Ten …

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ALABAMA: Lynching Memorial Opens In Montgomery

The New York Times reports: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which opened Thursday on a six-acre site overlooking the Alabama State Capitol, is dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy. And it demands a reckoning with one of the nation’s least recognized atrocities: the lynching of thousands of black people in a decades-long campaign of racist terror. …

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“Many More” Molestation Charges Expected For Jailed Evangelical After Victims Discovered In Other States

Birmingham’s ABC affiliate reports: “Many more charges” are expected to be filed against Acton Bowen as soon as later this week according to Etowah County Deputy District Attorney Carol Griffith. Prosecutors told a judge more potential victims had been discovered in Orange Beach, Alabama and across state lines in Florida and Colorado. The FBI has now become involved into the …

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Roy Moore: Washington Post’s Forces Of Evil Just Won A Pulitzer Prize For Lying About Me, So Send Money Now

The Birmingham Herald reports: The latest fundraising efforts by Roy Moore references the Washington Post’s Pulitzer – a prize it won for stories detailing allegations the former Republican Senate candidate had sexual contact with teenage girls in the 1970s. An email from the Roy Moore Legal fund is topped with the headline “Washington Post’s 2018 Pulitzer Prizes for Roy Moore …

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Five New Felony Charges For Evangelical Pastor As Victims Come Forward Saying Abuse Lasted For Years

The Birmingham Herald reports: The young male victims accusing an Alabama evangelist of multiple sex crimes told investigators the misconduct lasted months, and sometimes years, according to new court records filed on Wednesday. One of the victims, a teen boy over the age of 12 but under the age of 16, said Acton Bowen exposed him to deviate sexual intercourse …

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Alabama Gov Campaign Ad: We Don’t Need Out Of State Liberals Telling Us To Tear Down Our Monuments

The Birmingham Herald reports: Alabama doesn’t need “folks in Washington” or “out-of-state liberals” instructing the state on what it should do with Confederate monuments, Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday. Ivey, during a campaign appearance in Foley, defended a new campaign ad released earlier in the day that touted the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, which she signed into law …

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ALABAMA: Wife Of Evangelical Arrested For Sex With Teen Boy Wants Restraining Order, Divorce, Their House

Earlier this week locally famous Alabama evangelical Acton Bowen was arrested on multiple charges of sex with a boy under 16 years old. Now his wife says she’s physically afraid of him and wants a divorce, a restraining order, the house, and her maiden name back. The Birmingham Herald reports: Ashley Nabors Bowen filed for divorce from Acton Bowen on …

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Yet Another Evangelical Jailed For Sex With Teen Boy

The Birmingham News reports: A well-known Alabama evangelist, public speaker and author was arrested in Hoover Tuesday on child sex charges. Paul Edward Acton Bowen, a 37-year-old Gadsden native who now lives in Etowah County’s Southside community, was taken into custody by Hoover police about 12:35 p.m. The founder of Acton Bowen Outreach Ministries is charged with second-degree sodomy, enticing …

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Roy Moore Sues Accuser For Slander And Libel

The Birmingham News reports: Roy Moore has filed a counterclaim against Leigh Corfman, who has accused the former U.S. Senate candidate of making unwanted sexual advances and filed a defamation lawsuit against Moore in January. Moore, in filings late Monday by his new attorney, also asked the Montgomery County court to stop all proceedings in the case pending a ruling …

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Roy Moore Loses Attempt To Dismiss Defamation Suit

The Birmingham Herald reports: A Montgomery judge has denied a motion filed by Roy Moore’s attorneys to dismiss the defamation lawsuit filed by Leigh Corfman, one of the former U.S. Senate candidate’s accusers. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Roman Ashley Shaul has also scheduled the lawsuit’s first court hearing for April 12. In the order issued Thursday afternoon, the judge also …

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ALABAMA: Lawyer For Roy Moore Accuser Says He Was Offered $10,000 Bribe To Turn On His Client [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Days after a woman accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual impropriety, two Moore supporters approached her attorney with an unusual request. They asked lawyer Eddie Sexton to drop the woman as a client and say publicly that he did not believe her. The damaging statement would be given to Breitbart News, then run by …

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Roy Moore Issues Money Beg: My Resources Have Been Depleted Fighting The Incontinent Forces Of Sodomy

Posted today to Roy Moore’s Facebook page: The liberal media, in association with some who want to destroy our Country do not want my influence in the 2018 elections and are doing everything they can to stop me. Gays, lesbians, and transgenders have joined forces with those who believe in abortion, sodomy, and destruction of all that we hold dear. …

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ALABAMA: No Gubernatorial Bid For Roy Moore

AL.com reports: It’s now official. Roy Moore is not running for governor. Twice elected as the state’s Supreme Court chief justice and twice a candidate for governor, Moore did not declare his candidacy and pay his entrance fee by the close of the qualifying window Friday at 5 p.m. After Moore failed in his bid to win a seat in …

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ALABAMA: Televangelist Qualifies In Gubernatorial Race

AL.com reports: Evangelical preacher Scott Dawson sent in his qualification papers to run for governor as a Republican during an appearance Thursday on the “Rick and Bubba Show.” Dawson, who announced in the summer that he would seek the state’s highest office, has been a friend of the show, and co-host Rick Burgess vouched for the Birmingham-based preacher’s integrity on …

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ALABAMA: GOP-Run State House Approves Bill To Do Away With Special Elections For US Senate Vacancies

CBS News reports: The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to do away with special elections for the state’s two U.S. Senate seats and instead let the governor’s appointee serve for up to two years. Instead of calling a special election, the governor’s would appoint an interim replacement who would serve in the U.S. Senate until the next statewide …

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Alabama Senate Passes Bill To End Marriage Licenses

The Birmingham News reports: A bill to eliminate marriage licenses in Alabama and set up a process under which probate judges accept affidavits from couples as official records of marriage has passed the Alabama Senate. The cost would be the same that it now costs to buy a marriage license. The requirement of a ceremony to solemnize the marriage would …

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Alabama Crimson Tide Quarterback Credits National Championship Win To “Speaking In Tongues” [VIDEO]

From the far-right Charisma News: Minutes after throwing the game-winning touchdown pass in Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game in Atlanta, Alabama Tua Tagovailoa wasn’t hesitant to give God the credit. “I was praying,” Tagovailoa says. “I was speaking in tongues. It kept me calm.” He continued: “I would say my poise comes from my faith. I just …

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ALABAMA: Landlords Fear Renting New Home To Roy Moore Accuser Whose Home Burned In Arson Fire

The Birmingham News reports: A nationwide GoFundMe drive has neared $150,000 in donations to help Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson recover from her home’s destruction in a suspicious fire, but Johnson’s gratitude was mixed with continued troubles this weekend. “I just thank everyone all across America from the bottom of my heart,” Johnson said Saturday. “I just cannot give them …

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