Alabama Supreme Court’s Actions: Justice or Machiavellian Scheme

October 26, 2016

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

The Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) and several justices on the Alabama Supreme Court are attempting, it appears, to avoid further unwanted scrutiny of their conduct in the case against Chief Justice Roy Moore.

The Commission, commonly referred to as the JIC, is hoping to steer clear of another growing controversy by dismissing the complaint against Associate Justice Tom Parker, who, like Chief Justice Moore, spoke publicly against same-sex marriage.
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Reaction to Alabama Supreme Court Ruling Nullifying Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

March 4, 2015

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, March 3 the Alabama Supreme Court ordered Alabama Probate Judges to stop issuing same-sex marriages. The court argues that for over 200 years of Alabama history marriage has been recognized as between one man and one woman and the law remains that way. Most probate judges in Alabama have issued marriage licenses to same-sex couple after a federal judge in Mobile, Callie V.S. Granade, declared Alabama’s Defense of Marriage state constitutional amendment unconstitutional.
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Is Speaker Hubbard Planning to Purchase Justice?

September 1, 2014

By Bill Britt
Alabama Political Reporter

The Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard needs your money.

Now, more than ever, the Speaker is desperate for cold, hard cash, after spending almost a million dollars on his reelection campaign and almost $200K from his personal campaign account to pay legal fees.

Currently, Hubbard has around $55,000 in his principle campaign account, not enough to pay his white collar criminal defense lawyer, J.Mark White. Hubbard’s Storming the Statehouse PAC has less than $10,000, a far cry from the millions he had once predicted for his “incumbent protection plan.” So, he needs more money and a lot more than a fist full of dollars.
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