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Former Governor Heads To Prison

AP | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has reported to a minimum security federal prison in southwest Louisiana to serve his sentence f...

Bishop Calls Alabama Immigration Law Nation's 'Meanest'

Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service (BIRMINGHAM) A new Alabama law that makes it a crime to offer rides to undocumented immigrants is the "meanest...

Healing The Interfaith Gap In Alabama With Dharmic Seva

Anju Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anju Bhargava

Can we all come together to make this value a reality in the pluralistic mosaic of America? Can each one of us become agents of change that Dr. King and Mahatma Gandhi propagated?

Alabama Governor's Comment -- And Our Response -- Was Wrong

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

A close reading of Gov. Bentley's comments reveal he was trying to strike a balance. He failed, and his subsequent apology didn't do much better. He offered the "if/then" apology, i.e. if his comments offended anybody, then he is sorry.

We Are Family, Respected Governor Bentley, Even If You Don't Think So

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

As a Hindu American, despite the fact that I find your remarks repulsive and intolerant, I recognize that the same Divine that dwells in me, dwells in you. For that reason, we are family.

Alabama Governor Says Only Christians Are His 'Brothers And Sisters'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By David White The Birmingham News MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) Newly sworn-in Gov. Robert Bentley said he plans to be the governor of all Alabamians and...

Alabama Governor Honors Cam Newton

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Auburn's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Cam Newton has been honored by Alabama Gov. Bob Riley. Riley declared that Satur...

'We Speak English' Ad: WATCH Controversial Alabama Governor's Race Advertisement (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Alabama gubernatorial race is heating up after Republican candidate Tim James released a controversial "We speak English" ad. James vows that if ...

Jason Linkins

Bradley Byrne, Alabama Gubernatorial Candidate, Attacked For Supporting Evolution (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In most of your local and regional races, when a Republican group wants to assail its Democratic opponents, it's a good bet that it will lead off by m...

Artur Davis Seeks To Be Alabama's First Black Governor

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — U.S. Rep. Artur Davis, an early supporter of Barack Obama with uncanny similarities to the new president, announced his Democ...