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Gabriel Tynes

Gabriel Tynes

I am an award winning journalist who has covered South Alabama and the Florida panhandle since 2006. Currently based in Mobile, Alabama, my primary interests include the environment, technology, law and judicial administration.

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Latest Articles by Gabriel Tynes

Attorneys for Alabama transgender plaintiffs deny judge-shopping allegations

A three-judge panel suggested 11 lawyers fighting an Alabama law against medical treatment for transgender youth gamed the system to find a favorable judge.

Oklahoma suit over birth certificates for trans people revived at 10th Circuit

Three transgender plaintiffs sued the state after Governor Kevin Stitt passed a policy preventing them from amending their sex on birth certificates. The case was dismissed in 2023, but after an appeal, its equal protection claims were reinstated.

In Mississippi, program bolsters population of critically endangered frog

The Dusky Gopher Frog was until recently on the verge of extinction, with fewer than 50 estimated specimens in the wild in 2005. Now, a reproduction and habitat restoration program is beginning to see success.