Student’s abuse in Alabama and media’s silence
More than a week ago, a high school student in Alabama was handed over to police that arrested and physically hurt her because she fell asleep in the class. But is mainstream media still sleeping?
NASCAR: Two Davids face one ‘Goliath’ Sunday afternoon in Alabama
A three-hour rain delay didn’t dampen the spirits of David Ragan on his way to winning the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday.
NRA's next president to lead its court fights against gun control
HOUSTON - Alabama lawyer Jim Porter, in line to become the next president of the National Rifle Association, is expected to spearhead the group's court challenges of gun-control laws enacted in several states since the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting massacre.
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NRA's Jim Porter: Civil War was 'war of northern aggression'
The NRA selected a new president earlier this week, a Birmingham, Alabama attorney Jim Porter, 64. Porter will take over from David Keene at the NRA's annual convention this weekend in Houston.
Variably Sunny: SCOTUS Allows Local FOIA Restrictions
v3rgEz writes "The Supreme Court ruled Monday morning that states have the right to restrict public records access to locals, meaning one more hurdle to would-be muckrakers everywhere. Even in-state requesters are harmed: It means one more bureaucratic hurdle and another excuse for agencies to respond in paper rather than electronically. MuckRock has helped file requests in all 50 states — important for projects like the Drone Census — and we're looking for more volunteers to help ensure transparency from sea to shining sea. States impacted: Alabama; Arkansas; Delaware; Georgia; New Hampshire; New Jersey; Tennessee; and Virginia. If you live in one of the above, fill out a simple form and we can help ensure that sunshine isn't restricted depending on where you live."