Obamacare Is Now A Tax And Liberty Is Now A Memory

Obamacare Is Now A Tax And Liberty Is Now A Memory

Many conservatives were convinced that yesterday we would see the US Supreme Court strike down what we know is a massive expansion of the federal government and an unconstitutional use of federal power.  Unfortunately, things didn’t quite turn out as we had hoped.  While there were not 5 votes to allow Congress to use the […]

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SC Upholds Key Provision of AL Law

SC Upholds Key Provision of AL Law

Today, the US Supreme Court upheld a key provision in Alabama’s immigration law–the provision allowing police to check the immigration status of persons whom they detain before releasing them.  It also allows the police to stop and detain anyone suspected of being an undocumented immigrant.  The SCOTUS blog has a great summary for more information on […]

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Video: Congressman Mo Brooks addresses U.S. House regarding Obama’s Partial Amnesty Program

Video:  Congressman Mo Brooks addresses U.S. House regarding Obama’s Partial Amnesty Program
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Alabama Leads Against UN Agenda 21’s Infringement on Property Rights

Alabama Leads Against UN Agenda 21’s Infringement on Property Rights

Investor’s Business Daily has an excellent article on how Alabama has taken the lead against the UN’s Agenda 21 and its threat to individual property rights.  Not many people know what Agenda 21 is, but it is an initiative of the United Nations to “promote sustainable development” and it is also a huge threat to […]

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2012 Legislative Wrap Up

2012 Legislative Wrap Up

Sorry for the delay in our legislative wrap up, but I’ve been a little under the weather… The big story of the 2012 Alabama legislative session isn’t what passed, but what didn’t.  The session began with two big, controversial issues–charter schools and immigration reform–on the tip of everyone’s tongue.  Alabama being one of the few […]

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There is NO Internet Sales Tax Legislation Pending

There is NO Internet Sales Tax Legislation Pending

There is an email alert circulating regarding an internet sales tax bill asking people to make calls on it. This is an alert we sent out LAST year during the legislative session. There is NOT a bill introduced on the internet sales tax this year and it is not possible to use it to close […]

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The Moral Case For Capitalism

The Moral Case For Capitalism

This piece, written by Prof. Jim Otteson (former head of UA Philosophy Dept), is an excellent response to the Occupy Wall Street movement and President Obama.  Too many people believe in capitalism but have never really thought about why.  It’s a must-read! An Audacious Promise: The Moral Case For Capitalism

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Will the Strongest Immigration Bill in Country Be Weakened?

Will the Strongest Immigration Bill in Country Be Weakened?

Will the strongest immigration bill in the country be weakened?  Not if we can help it.  Call your Senator and make it clear that you want them to pass SB541 if they decide to make any changes to the immigration law.  HB658 is NOT acceptable!!  Below are some good examples of how HB658 will weaken […]

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SB541 Is The Right Fix For Alabama’s Immigration Law

SB541 Is The Right Fix For Alabama’s Immigration Law

Senator Scott Beason, a co-sponsor of HB56, has introduced a bill (SB541) to tweak that legislation and make it easier to enforce and easier to defend in court.  Sen. Beason’s bill was approved by a Senate Committee today and heads to the floor for a full vote.  HB56’s original sponsor, Rep. Micky Hammon, has also […]

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A New, Easy Way To Let Your Legislator Know You Want Them To VOTE YES on SB84

A New, Easy Way To Let Your Legislator Know You Want Them To VOTE YES on SB84

The American Public Policy Alliance has created a new tool to make it easier for you to let your legislator know you want him/her to VOTE YES on SB84 to keep American Law in American Courts.  Just click here and enter your zip code.  This tool even provides you with exactly what to say when […]

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