A statewide influence

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The attempt to legalize a state-sponsored lottery in 1999 had an initial 65 percent approval rate, but The Alabama Baptist doggedly campaigned against the proposal. In the end, 54 percent of Alabamians voted it down. For its effort in helping rally support against the lottery, The Alabama Baptist received an award honoring its contribution to the proposal’s defeat.
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The Alabama Baptist‘s long tenure has led to the newspaper holding widespread influence. The paper is respected throughout the state, and the beliefs and opinions it supports have shown to effect to political decisions within Alabama.

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State Baptist newspaper serving Baptists in Alabama, providing information, inspiration and interpretation as well as challenging readers to serve and find opportunities for ministry that further the kingdom of God.
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