Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

This post was originally published on this siteState legislators who oppose abortion rights are preparing legislation to mirror a Texas law passed last year that would allow residents to sue doctors who perform abortions, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers striking down or undermining the half-…

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Alabama GOP gears for fierce Senate primary clash

Alabama GOP gears for fierce Senate primary clash

This post was originally published on this siteAlabama Republicans are heading for a dogfight in the state’s Senate primary, with GOP voters in the reddest of states set to forecast which of the party’s disparate wings could be ascendant in the November midterms.The nominating contest is largely…

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Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

This post was originally published on this siteKim Kelly Greg Pilkerton has been fighting for better pay and working conditions for 10 months. He explains why he and his union comrades aren’t giving up. The post Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike appeared first on The Nation.

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Alabama Republican touts provision in infrastructure bill he voted against

Alabama Republican touts provision in infrastructure bill he voted against

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) this week touted a provision in the bipartisan infrastructure law that President Biden signed on Monday, despite the fact that he voted against the legislation.Palmer issued a statement on Monday highlighting a provision…

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12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

12 states sue to block Biden vaccine mandate on health care workers

This post was originally published on this siteA group of 12 states is suing the Biden administration to block its vaccine mandate for health care workers, contending that the requirement is unconstitutional and violates a number of federal laws.The lawsuit, filed on Monday, argues the…

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