11th Circuit Pummels Alabama With Questions Over Teen Abortion Law

Oral arguments before the 11th Circuit usually last 15 minutes per side. But in a small courtroom in Montgomery, Alabama, a trio of judges grilled a lawyer for the state of Alabama for over an hour about the roles of the district attorney, judge and parents in the event a minor seeks a judge’s approval for an abortion instead of her parents.

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Watchdog Accuses Key PAC in Alabama Race of Hiding Donors

Worried other political action committees could follow suit in the midterm elections, a campaign finance watchdog complained to the Federal Elections Commission that a PAC supporting Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones misreported millions of dollars in contributions in last year’s Alabama special election.

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