Proposed Amendments Reignite Culture Wars in Alabama

In an interview with Courthouse News, controversial former judge Roy Moore says an Alabama ballot initiative allowing the display of the Ten Commandments on state property – an act that got him removed from the state’s high court 15 years ago – has the support of the people because it recognizes moral values.

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Three Southern States Sued Over Racial Gerrymandering

Citing the states’ long histories of suppressing the right to vote among their black voters, an organization headed by former Attorney General Eric Holder sued three states in the Deep South, accusing them of using gerrymandering to dilute the strength of their black voters.

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