Tag Archives: legislation

Disney, other major companies push back against Georgia religious freedom bill

ATLANTA (TAB) — A religious freedom bill in Georgia awaiting Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature has received pushback from major organizations like Disney and the NFL. Deal has until May 3 to sign or veto House Bill 757. Disney says it … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burgess calls lottery legislation ‘lazy plan’

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — As lottery legislation is currently being considered by legislators, the Alabama Policy Institute released its first video of Alabamians speaking out against gambling. The video features Rick Burgess, co-host of the nationally syndicated “Rick and Bubba Show” … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shelby County to vote March 1 on Sunday alcohol sales

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Sunday alcohol sales may soon come to Shelby County. Voters will decide March 1 if they want to allow alcohol sales in the county after noon on Sundays. Both the state House of Representatives and Senate passed … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gender battles in NYC, WA put bathrooms in spotlight

NEW YORK CITY (BP) — At the end of 2015, two human rights commissions — in New York City and Washington state — enacted new rules that could be precedent-setting for the gender battle across the nation, including giving people … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moore, Catholic bishop urge religious freedom envoy in South Central Asia, Near East

NASHVILLE (ABP) — A Southern Baptist official and a Roman Catholic bishop signed a joint letter March 4 asking two U.S. senators to allow a vote on a bill that would create and fund a new envoy to promote religious liberty … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment