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'Hundreds' Watched Two College Students Sexually Assault Woman on Beach

Two college students from Troy University in Alabama have been arrested and charged with sexual battery for allegedly sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman at a Panama City, Florida beach during spring break. Police said that “hundreds” of people witnessed the assault, but no one intervened. » 4/13/15 11:10am 4/13/15 11:10am

Alabama's Homophobia Costs a University $15 Million

A gay couple who are both devoted alumni of the University of Alabama have scrapped their plans to bequeath their multimillion dollar estate to the school. Elliott Mitchell and Clark West, who donated $1 million to the school a decade ago, say they can't support a state institution while a same-sex marriage ban… » 3/17/15 6:00pm 3/17/15 6:00pm

Anti-Gay Alabama Judge Roy Moore Swears He Has Lots of Gay Friends

Earlier this week, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore tried a last-ditch, unsuccessful effort to stop gay marriage in the state, directing state and officials and employees to just not grant marriage licenses, in defiance of a recent federal ruling. But Moore, who has called homosexuality "evil," wants you to know all… » 2/12/15 1:10pm 2/12/15 1:10pm

Alabama Chief Justice Tells Judges to Deny Gay Marriage Licenses

Albama's chief justice Judge Roy. S. Moore — once declared Man of the Year by Ann Coulter — issued a late-night order Sunday to the state's local officials, banning them from granting marriage licenses to gay couples. Same-sex marriages were set to begin in the state today, after Alabama's ban on gay marriage was… » 2/09/15 9:30am 2/09/15 9:30am

Lesbian Legislator Gets Death Threats After Considering Exposing Affairs

Representative Patricia Todd of Birmingham, Alabama has recently received death threats after threatening to expose the extramarital affairs of colleagues. She singled out those who responded to the federal court ruling striking down Alabama's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage with "family values." » 1/31/15 5:15pm 1/31/15 5:15pm

Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban in Alabama

A U.S. district judge struck down Alabama's ban on gay marriage after two Mobile women sued the state for refusing to recognize their California marriage. Cari Searcy and Kimberly McKeand, who have been together almost 15 years, sought legal recourse after Alabama denied Searcy's petition to legally adopt the couple's… » 1/24/15 11:10am 1/24/15 11:10am

Daily Show's Jessica Williams Stupendously Pisses Off 'Fetal Attorney'

HB 494, Alabama's new parental consent law regarding abortion is, as we've noted before, uniquely heinous, given that it allows fetuses to be appointed a guardian ad litem to "represent the interests of the unborn child during certain proceedings" as the text of the law puts it. Yep, that would be a lawyer who argues… » 1/16/15 10:45am 1/16/15 10:45am

Did This OSU Fan Get Caught On Live TV With Her Sidepiece?

Ohio State and Alabama played a legendary New Year's Day game, in which OSU trounced Alabama in a 42-35 upset, carrying the Buckeyes to the championships or whatever. That's terrific news for OSU fans—except, perhaps, this woman, whose presence was caught on television and who may have just been caught creepin' on… » 1/02/15 10:50am 1/02/15 10:50am

Alabama Abortion Law Assigns Lawyers to the Fetuses of Pregnant Teens

Alabama, eager to be the national leader in something besides painkiller prescriptions, had a parental consent law go into effect this summer that goes further than any other state in dehumanizing and humiliating abortion-seeking teens who don't want to get their parents involved. A girl who doesn't want to or cannot… » 10/03/14 12:20pm 10/03/14 12:20pm

Federal Court Strikes Down Yet Another Restrictive Anti-Choice Law

More bad news for tricksy anti-abortion lawmakers: today, a federal court ruled unconstitutional an Alabama law that would require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Had the law gone into effect, all but two abortion clinics in the state would have been forced to close. » 8/04/14 6:40pm 8/04/14 6:40pm

Woman Catfishes Niece, Learns That Niece Wants Her Dead

Would that the Catfish team had gotten this on camera: An young Alabama woman allegedly asked a man she met on Facebook to kill her aunt, her aunt's family and her aunt's dog. Twist: The "man" was actually her aunt, who'd created a fake Facebook account to check up on her niece's Internet activities. » 6/11/14 11:40am 6/11/14 11:40am