Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jun. 9, 2017) – Alabama’s Republican-dominated House killed a bill that would have removed sales taxes from the sale of gold and silver, encouraging their use and taking the first step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money. Rep. Lynn Greer (R-Rogersville) introduced House Bill 238 (HB238) in February. The legislation exempted the…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (June 5, 2017) – Late last month, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the state, and set the stage to nullify federal control over the healthcare industry in practice. Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) sponsored Senate Bill 94 (SB94). The new law specifies that…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 30, 2017) – Republican leadership in the Alabama state Senate recently killed a bill that would have ended the use of Common Core in the state’s schools. That means federally-driven educational standards will remain in place in the Heart of Dixie. Sen. Harri Anne Smith (I-Slocomb) introduced Senate Bill 415 (SB415) on…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (May 11, 2017) – A state Senate committee has passed bill that would end the use of Common Core in Alabama schools. Sen. Harri Anne Smith (I-Slocomb) introduced Senate Bill 415 (SB415) on May 5. The legislation would void Common Core standards and create a framework to establish state standards to replace them. The…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Apr. 27, 2017) – An Alabama House bill would withdraw the state from Common Core standards, an important step toward nullifying nationalized education in the state. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) introduced House Bill 558 (HB558), called the Alabama Traditional Education Standards Act to void Common Core standards and create a framework to establish…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 20, 2017) – Yesterday, an Alabama House committee passed a bill that would abolish marriage licenses in the state, and effectively nullify in practice both major sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage. Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette) filed Senate Bill 20 (SB20) in February. The legislation would abolish all…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (April 20, 2017) – On Tuesday, the Alabama Senate passed a “Constitutional Carry” bill that would eliminate the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry.  Passage into law would also foster an environment hostile to federal gun control. Sen. Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) introduced Senate Bill 24 (SB24) in February. The legislation would…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (March 14, 2017) – A bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom, and set the stage to nullify federal control over the industry in practice, unanimously passed the Alabama Senate last week. Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) introduced Senate Bill 94 (SB94) on Feb. 7. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (March 8, 2017) – An Alabama bill that would abolish marriage licenses in the state, and effectively nullify in practice both major sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage, overwhelmingly passed the Senate yesterday. Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette) filed Senate Bill 20 (SB20) last month. The legislation would abolish all…

I recently appeared on the Mike Slater Show on 769 KFMB in San Diego to talk about an Alabama bill that would nullify both sides of the contentious marriage debate by simply doing away with marriage licenses altogether. I opened up the interview by explaining how SB20 would eliminate marriage licenses in Alabama. Instead of getting a…

MONTGOMERY, Ala.(Feb. 27, 2017) – An Alabama bill that would abolish marriage licenses in the state, and effectively nullify in practice both major sides of the contentious national debate over government-sanctioned marriage, unanimously passed an important Senate committee last week. Sen. Greg Albritton (R-Bay Minette) filed Senate Bill 20 (SB20) earlier this month. The legislation…