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Alabama, Islam and the Founding Fathers' Belief in Religious Tolerance

Craig Considine | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

Recent comments made by the Chief Justice of Alabama shows that much work needs to be done in educating some of America's most powerful figures on the...

The 'New Jane Crow' and American Women's Civil Rights

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

The creep of personhood results in laws and actions that take away women's constitutional personhood. There is no (gender-neutral) way to extend personhood rights to fertilized eggs without depriving women of the same rights.

Laura Bassett

Alabama Court To Consider Whether Meth Lab Law Applies To Fetuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

An anti-abortion litigation group filed a brief with the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday that urges the court to apply the state's "chemical endangerm...

'Ten Commandments Judge' Avoids Runoff With GOP Opponents

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court who refused to move a Ten Commandments display from a courthouse is a s...

Judge Who Started Firestorm Over Ten Commandments Seeks Comeback

AP | JIM VAN ANGLEN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The former top Alabama judge known for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse said Tuesday ...

Sex and Sin

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Suppose the state made it a crime to masturbate. It is difficult to believe that a nation dedicated to "the pursuit of happiness" and the freedom, autonomy and privacy of the individual could possibly allow such a law.