A sports complex would be big for our local economy

By House Minority Leader Rep. Craig Ford

Etowah County has produced a lot of great athletes over the years, including several NFL players like Dre Kirkpatrick and Carnell “Cadillac” Williams. In November, the “Lady Fusion 03” soccer team won the state championship in the U13 division.

We have a proud sports tradition here, and now more than ever we need a sports complex to accommodate these teams. Whether its you soccer like our state champion Lady Fusion team (soccer is the fastest growing sport in the country) or travel ball and little league baseball and softball teams, there is a significant need for a sports complex. Read More

Foundation for Moral Law Condemns Georgia Governor’s Veto of Religious Freedom Bill

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Monday, March 28, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) vetoed Georgia House Bill 757.

The Montgomery based Foundation for Moral Law condemned the decision by Gov. Deal. Deal was pressured to veto the bill by many members of the corporate community including Coke, Disney, and the NFL.

Foundation President Kayla Moore said in a statement, “It is bad enough that these corporations have put their weight behind same-sex marriage. But when Georgia’s governor caves to the radical gay agenda by vetoing a bill that does nothing more than protect the religious freedom of those who have sincere religious objections to same-sex marriage, we must ask whose interests he truly represents: the people of Georgia or those of the corporations who showed themselves as enemies of religious freedom and traditional values.”
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Williams Proposes Giving Immunity to Athletes Who Testify Against Agents

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

College athletics is reportedly rife with corruption.

Reports have surfaced recently that some college athletes (or their friends) are reportedly receiving extra benefits including cash and services for autographs. Many sports agents are anxious to develop relationships with athletes while they are still in school so they, or more commonly their runners, are frequent visitors to college campuses getting to know the athletes and often offering illegal benefits including: cash, car leases, trips, etc.
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