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• The state has some of the country’s most overcrowded — and troubled — prisons. Alabama is also home to a thriving life skills program that prison officials are fighting to save from budget slashes. Read More »
• The death of Eric Garner, like the shooting of Michael Brown, sparked protests. But the reaction in New York has been entirely peaceful, thanks partly to quick responses by police and civic officials. Read More »
• Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling would resolve lower court rulings on gay marriage. Bondi spoke Friday at a campaign event in Orlando on a federal judge’s finding that the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled the state constitutional ban approved by voters in 2008 violates the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection. Bondi has appealed previous rulings striking down the ban in South Florida. “You don’t want rulings all around the country that are different and contrary to each other.” Bondi says she supports the ban because her job includes protecting the state constitution. The Tallahassee judge’s ruling applies statewide. But he issued a stay with his … Read More »