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A Misleading Take on Alabama’s Abortion Law

A Misleading Take on Alabama’s Abortion Law

An Instagram post misleadingly claims a young rape victim can be “thrown in prison” for receiving an abortion in Alabama. Under a new law, which has been temporarily blocked by a federal judge, criminal charges could be brought against doctors who perform abortions, but not women receiving them.

Partisan Website Recycles Old Charges

Partisan Website Recycles Old Charges

Q: Has the “head” of the Democratic Party been “hauled out in handcuffs”?

A: No. A partisan website has used decade-old charges against an Alabama Democrat as clickbait.

Al Franken on GOP Support for Roy Moore

Al Franken on GOP Support for Roy Moore

Sen. Al Franken said Republican Roy Moore — who has been accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls — is running for the U.S. Senate “with the full support of his party.” That’s not entirely accurate.

Editing Out the Facts in Alabama

Editing Out the Facts in Alabama

In a Republican primary runoff in Alabama’s 6th Congressional District, Paul DeMarco’s TV ad leaves the false impression that Gary Palmer supported a $1.2 billion tax plan.

Who’s Fooling Whom in Alabama?

Who’s Fooling Whom in Alabama?

A TV ad accuses Alabama congressional candidate Dean Young of fooling “good Christian people” into making contributions to a political action committee “for his own profit.” That’s nonsense.