Tuscaloosa, AL – Earlier this month the U-S Conference of Catholic Bishops released a statement concerning the actions of Catholics in political life. The statement came in response to concerns raised by bishops who say Catholic politicians supporting certain positions should be barred from receiving Holy Communion. And now religious leaders across the country, as well as in Alabama, are taking their own stances on the issue. Alabama Public Radio's Terri Jenkins reports.
Washington, DC – Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions is playing an instrumental role in scheduling a vote in July on a proposed constitutional amendment in the Senate. The amendment could help determine the fate of same-sex marriages. Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.
Florence, AL – Runoff elections will be held in 24 counties across the state Tuesday (6/29). However, Alabama's Secretary of State says she's worried about voter apathy. From our University of North Alabama bureau, Pat Sanders reports.
This book of essays is not a debate. Published in the midst of the campaign season, it is a call to arms by a group of writers who believe the Bush presidency to be the worst and the most dangerous, ever.
By Don Noble
Tuscaloosa, AL – Where We Stand will inevitably be compared and contrasted with the 1930 collection of essays I?ll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition, by Twelve Southerners.