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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Dec 13, 2019
This week, Parker and Josh give an update on the Alabama Senate race, discuss the recent developments in the impeachment of President Donald Trump, consider rumors that Former Vice President Joe Biden will not run for reelection if he wins in 2020, and more. To listen, click here.
Sep 9, 2019
API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the shift in Alabama’s marriage laws from marriage licenses to marriage certificates. Snider answered questions about how this change will affect new marriages in the state, whether or not other laws were changed as well, and no-fault divorce. You can listen […]
Jul 31, 2019
API director of policy analysis Parker Snider recently appeared on Mobile Radio to discuss the importance of the upcoming 2020 Census to Alabamians. Snider addressed misconceptions of how seats in the House of Representatives are allocated, how Census numbers influence business decisions, and why all Alabamians should ensure they are counted in the 2020 Census. […]