Tag: Alabama

Major Pro-Choice Protests Planned Nationally to #StopTheBans and Protect Abortion Rights

(Photo credit: ACLU Utah) Today more than 50 organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union and NARAL Pro-Choice America, are participating in #StopTheBans protests across the United States starting at noon. The planned protests are in almost all 50 states. The rallies come after several states infamously passed draconian so-called “pro-life” bills…

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Women in Alabama Could be Jailed Up to 99 Years for Abortions

With a majority conservative Supreme Court, some states are pushing draconian legislation to try and get Roe v. Wade overturned. One of the most extremely anti-abortion proposals in the country is coming before Alabama lawmakers in a public hearing on Wednesday before the ironically-named House Health Committee that is determined…

'We Want Transparency, Not Cover-Up": Jesse Jackson Gave Eulogy for Alabama Man Killed by Cops

Over 1,000 people were in attendance at Boutwell Memorial Auditorium in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday to mourn Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. and demand justice regarding his police-related death. Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. accompanied the family and delivered the eulogy. “Say,” Jackson instructed the mourners, “We will have the tape…