Posts Tagged:alabama

Catholic bishops lament death penalty as executions resume in 2022

After Alabama carried out the second execution of the year on Thursday, Jan. 27, the archbishop of Mobile vowed that he and the state’s other prelates will continue to speak out against capital punishment. Matthew Reeves, 44, was executed by lethal injection at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama, at 10:24 p.m.…Read More

Alabama Governor Signs Law Banning Biological Males From Competing In Girl’s High School Sports

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) signed a bill into law on Friday that bans biological males from being able to compete against girls in high school sports. The law states that “no public K-12 school may participate in, sponsor, or provide coaching staff for interscholastic athletic events at which athletes are allowed to participate in competition…Read More

States consider restrictions on gender transitioning, transgender participation in girls’ sports

Lawmakers in Mississippi and Alabama have been debating bills concerning children who identify as transgender. The governor of Mississippi pledges to sign a bill that would prohibit males who identify as females from participating on girls’ sports teams. “I will sign our bill to protect young girls from being forced to compete with biological males…Read More