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Alabama governor signs bill for IVF clinic immunity in deaths of human embryos

Mar 7, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Although the deaths of human embryos are an integral part of the IVF industry, Gov. Kay Ivey claimed in a... Read more

A bill granting protections for IVF procedures is heading to the desk of Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey.

Pro-life groups urge Alabama governor to veto IVF bill

Mar 6, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The bill, already passed by both the Alabama House and Senate, gives blanket immunity to IVF providers for the “damage... Read more


Alabama Republicans introduce bills that would let IVF clinics destroy human embryos

Feb 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The proposed legislation would providing clinics immunity from criminal prosecution and civil litigation when providing IVF services. Read more

Technician does control check of the in vitro fertilization process using a microscope.

After Alabama Supreme Court’s embryo personhood ruling, what comes next?

Feb 23, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The state Supreme Court ruled that frozen human embryos constitute children under state statute, a decision that could have wide-reaching... Read more


Alabama priest laicized after civil marriage to 18-year-old 

Jan 8, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Alex Crow was originally suspended from ministry in July after he abandoned his assignment in the archdiocese and left the... Read more


Court upholds Alabama ban on child sex-change treatments

Aug 22, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The law, called the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, was passed by the Alabama Legislature in 2022 and bans... Read more

Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2020. He was the head coach of Auburn University's football team from 1999 to 2008.

Tuberville accuses Biden of ‘blatant patronage politics’ after Alabama loses Space Command

Aug 1, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, said the move was in retribution for his monthslong blockade of military promotions over federal abortion... Read more

Sen. Tommy Tuberville of Alabama was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2020. He was the head coach of Auburn University's football team from 1999 to 2008.

Meet the U.S. senator holding the line on Pentagon appointments in fight over taxpayer-funded abortions

Apr 3, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, has blocked 184 promotions for generals and officers over “taxpayer funding for travel and extra pay... Read more


Alabama governor adds another layer of protection to religious freedom

Jan 25, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

“As governor, I will always protect the rights of Alabamians and ensure they are free to exercise their beliefs as... Read more

Eucharistic procession the evening of Nov. 18, 2021 on the campus of the University of South Alabama.

Alabama college students to host school’s first Eucharistic procession

Nov 18, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Catholic student center at the University of South Alabama in Mobile is set to host the school’s first ever... Read more

Florida Department of Corrections execution chamber 1.

Catholics pray after Alabama executes death row inmate

Oct 22, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Alabama executed inmate Willie B. Smith III on Thursday evening, Oct. 20, marking the first execution in the state since... Read more

Alabama lets voters opt out of ‘so help me God’ on registration forms

Apr 8, 2021

Alabama has changed its voter registration forms to allow people to opt out of the portion of an oath that... Read more

Alabama abortion doctor denied license over claims of application fraud

Sep 14, 2020

The medical director at an abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa, Alabama has had her license to practice medicine suspended, with officials... Read more

Sign outside the Department for Health and Human Services, Washington DC.

Alabama removes disability triage guidelines after HHS complaint

Apr 8, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has resolved a disability rights case with Alabama after the state removed... Read more

Death row in an American prison.

Catholics react to Alabama execution of Nathaniel Woods

Mar 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Late Thursday evening, the state of Alabama executed 43 year-old Nathaniel Woods by lethal injection.  Read more

Government building in Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama.

Alabama state Rep. proposes forced vasectomy law

Feb 14, 2020

An Alabama state representative has introduced a bill that would require men of a certain age or state to have... Read more

Alabama abortion ban blocked in federal court

Oct 29, 2019

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Alabama law banning most abortions, which passed in May, from going into effect... Read more

Judge dismisses wrongful death suit filed on behalf of aborted baby

Sep 3, 2019

A judge in Alabama has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a six-week old aborted baby.  Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court rejects case on abortion by dismemberment

Jun 28, 2019

The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will not hear a case regarding an Alabama law banning abortions by... Read more

Alabama mayor apologizes for Facebook post about killing gay people

Jun 5, 2019

The mayor of a small town in Alabama has apologized after posting on Facebook that the only way to reclaim... Read more