Since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Roe v. Wade in 1973, abortion has been legal in the United States. Even so, a majority of residents in Alabama do not agree with legalized abortion due to the consequences of the procedure physically, emotionally, and mentally for the mother and the immorality of killing a defenseless child. As a state with over 86% of its residents identifying as Christian, fighting to end abortion has become a standard campaign promise for anyone seeking statewide office. In 2018, the residents of Alabama voted in support of an amendment to the state’s constitution stipulating that Alabama was a pro-life state which recognized the value of all human life, born and unborn. In 2019, the Alabama Legislature is considering ending legalized abortion in the state altogether.
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Feb 18, 2020
API director of policy strategy Phil Williams recently appeared on Alabama’s Morning News with JT to discuss the legislative session. JT and Phil discusses the potential Poarch Creek Compact, Medical Marijuana, a bill to require vasectomies of all men over age 50, and more. You can listen to the interview here.
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Feb 17, 2020
This week, Josh and Parker go over two recent dueling polls about the Alabama Senate election, new polls behind the lottery and Amendment 1, the results from the New Hampshire Primary, and more. To listen, click here.
Feb 12, 2020
In this Points of Policy Edition of the 1819 Podcast, API’s Phil Williams and guest Annette Funderburk, President of Ingram State Technical College, a member of the Alabama Community College System that was established for the sole purpose of providing job training to incarcerated students, discuss the importance of education within the correction system in […]