Terry LaPoint addresses Shelby County Republican Women

June 27, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Saturday, June 17, 2017 investigative journalist and family rights activist Terri LaPoint addressed the Shelby County Republican Women in their monthly meeting.

Shelby County Republican Women President Dawn Ray said that Terri writes for Health Impact News and that Terri has a bachelor’s degree in cultural anthropology, is a trained midwife, has been married for 25 years, and has four children.

LaPoint said that medical kidnapping a threat to all families. LaPoint warned that child protective services is a threat to all families. They can take a child simply because you missed a doctors appointment.
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Putting Americans back to work

June 26, 2017
Bradley Byrne

By Congressman Bradley Byrne (AL-1)

You have probably read the stories about how Republicans and Democrats can never get along and how it has caused absolutely nothing to get done in Washington. While that may make a good narrative for the media, it is not accurate.

In fact, just this past week, Congress came together in a bipartisan way to pass bills that will help put the American people back to work.
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Judge Moore wants full repeal of Obamacare

June 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, November 22, 2017, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore (R) said that he supports the full repeal of Obamacare and suggested that the Senate healthcare plan released on Thursday is an “in name only” repeal of the controversial 2010 healthcare bill.

Chief Justice Moore said in a statement, “As I stated over a month ago, I will oppose any bill that does not fully repeal Obamacare. We knew from day one that the concept of Obamacare was doomed to fail just as socialized medicine has failed in every country where it has been implemented.”
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Luther Strange: “Obamacare is in a Death Spiral”

June 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, June 23, 2017, US Senator Luther Strange (R-Alabama) urged Congress to repeal and replace the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, better known as Obamacare.

Senator Strange said on social media, “Obamacare is in a death spiral. Did you know that 47 counties in America are projected to have no Obamacare Exchange insurers in 2018? Congress needs to act to repeal and replace Obamacare now.”
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Luther Strange: “Obamacare is in a death spiral”

June 23, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Thursday, June 23, 2017, US Senator Luther Strange (R-Alabama) urged Congress to repeal and replace the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, better known as Obamacare.

Senator Strange said on social media, “Obamacare is in a death spiral. Did you know that 47 counties in America are projected to have no Obamacare Exchange insurers in 2018? Congress needs to act to repeal and replace Obamacare now.”
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Brooks wants to arm Congress

June 22, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Washington, DC has one of the most restrictive gun laws in the entire country. That infringement on the civil liberties of the Capitol’s citizens very nearly resulted in the slaughter of two dozen GOP congressmen, including Alabama’s own Representatives Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) and Gary Palmer (R-Hoover).  Congressman Brooks was one of six congressmen whose names and office numbers were written on a sheet of paper in the attempted assassin’s pocket.
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Morrow running for State Senate

June 22, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, State Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D-Red Bay) announced that he is running for State Senate District 6.

Rep. Morrow said in a statement, “I am announcing today my candidacy for State Senate District 6. Morrow will likely be challenging incumbent Dr. Larry Stutts,” (R-Sheffield).

Rep. Morrow said in a statement, “I have received a great deal of encouragement from people all over the district who want me to run for the Senate. So many people have come to me and told me that they are disappointed with the way our area has been represented in the State Senate. I believe I can take my experience from the House of Representatives and my love for this area and do a better job in Senate District 6 that what is being done now.”
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Republicans hold seats in Georgia and South Carolina

June 21, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, efforts by national Democrats to win congressional Special Elections failed with Republicans taking both the special election in Georgia and the race in South Carolina.

Georgia’s Sixth District was especially heavily targeted. Both sides poured in tens of millions of dollars. The election was the most expensive House race in the history of the country. Democrats from all over the country the country donated to Jon Ossoff’s anti-Trump campaign in record numbers, even though Ossoff did not actually live in the district and had never held a public office before. GOP nominee Karen Handel was a former Georgia Secretary of State and former county commissioner; but she had lost in runs for both Governor and Senate and appeared to be a political has been. At one point, Ossoff was outraising Handel five to one with most of that money coming from outside Georgia. Large Republican Super PACs eventually came forward to close much of that gap.
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Yes, we must have better gun control

June 15, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

So, what do we do? Wednesday was another terrible day of gun violence in the nation. The events, which left a US Congressman and four others wounded in Alexandria, Va., and four UPS employees dead and two others wounded in San Francisco, had nothing to do with Donald Trump’s so-called “radical Islamist terrorists.”

The shooters, both killed, were home-grown folks.

Yet, what are we, as a nation, going to do to limit access to guns by people who are going to use them to kill innocents?
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Strange is proud of President Trump’s initiative to refocus EPA

June 12, 2017

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Wednesday, June 7,2017, US Senator Luther Strange announced that he is proud of the effort made by President Trump to loosen air quality standards making compliance within reach for the states. Senator Strange said in a statement, “It is not only possible, but critical, that we allow local economies to thrive while continuing to improve air quality, and I am proud of the initiative taken by President Trump and Administrator Pruitt to refocus the EPA on its original priorities. As a member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, I am committed to working with my colleagues, like Senator Capito, to deliver a regulatory framework that allows American producers to succeed.”
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