Alabama Governor Signs Near-Total Abortion Ban Into Law

MONTGOMERY, AL (AP) — Alabama’s Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. “To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a powerful testament to Alabamians’ deeply held belief that every life is precious and that every life is a…

IL Democratic Lawmaker Fights to Expand Gun Rights

Springfield, IL (KTRS) A democratic lawmaker is working to expand the rights of gun owners in Illinois. State Rep. Monica Bristow of Alton introduced a bill that would ease the application process for Firearm Owner Identification Cards and Concealed Carry Licenses, while providing additional aid to the military and law enforcement community. Bristow says, “Law-abiding…