John Wahl: A Victory for Conservatives in Our Local Libraries

On Thursday (May 16th), Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party and member of the Alabama Public Library Serve Board John Wahl reported to ALCAP President Greg Davis on Priority Talk Radio about a victory for those who believe in protecting minors from inappropriate and obscene materials in Alabama Public Libraries. Earlier that day, there was…

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Melea Stephens on Pornography in Alabama

On Wednesday (May 8th), ALCAP President Greg Davis welcomed Melea Stephens (LPC, MMFT) onto his Priority Talk Radio show. Stephens, a Licensed Counselor with Wellspring Christian Clinic and a Board Member for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, discussed the details of a Porn Filter Bill* in the Alabama Legislative Session and the pressing issue…

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Weekly Legislative News Update

*Update* Gambling Legalization Attempt Fails on Final Day of Session *Status: On the final day of the 2024 Legislative Session, there was a push for gambling to come up for a Senate vote up until the very end. The Educational Trust Fund Budget was used in an apparent final attempt to leverage a vote. These…

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Greg Davis at Bill Signing for Clergy Sex Abuse Law

On Wednesday (May 8th), ALCAP President Greg Davis was honored to be present as Gov. Kay Ivey signed the Clergy Sex Abuse Bill into Law with the bill’s sponsors: State Rep. Leigh Hulsey and State Sen. Rodger Smitherman. This law now makes it unlawful for clergy in a position of trust or authority over a…

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Weekly Legislative News Update

*Update* A Gambling Vote Falls 1 Short in Senate *Status: On Tuesday (April 30th), the gambling Conference Committee produced two bills (HB151 & HB152). Shortly afterwards, the House easily passed those bills. Later on that same night, the Senate voted and the bills failed by 1 vote (20 “Yes” votes to 15 “No” votes; 21…

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Cracking Down on Child Pornography

*Status: This bill was signed by Gov. Ivey and is now law* House Bill 168, sponsored by State Rep. Matt Woods (Jasper) in the House and State Sen. April Weaver (Brierfield) in the Senate, widens Alabama’s already-existing prohibition of child pornography to include AI-generated images of child pornography. HB128, named the “Alabama Child Protection Act,”…

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Protecting Children by Holding Clergy Accountable

*Status: This bill has passed both the House and the Senate. It awaits Gov. Ivey’s signature to become law* House Bill 125 would make it unlawful for clergy in a position of trust or authority over a person to commit certain sex acts with an individual under 19 years of age, or a protected person…

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Weekly Legislative News Update

*Update* Protecting Children by Holding Clergy Accountable *Status: This bill has passed both the House and the Senate. It awaits Gov. Ivey’s signature to become law* House Bill 125 would make it unlawful for clergy in a position of trust or authority over a person to commit certain sex acts with an individual under 19…

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John Wahl and Sexual Content for Children in Public Libraries

Recently, ALCAP President Greg Davis welcomed Chairman of the Alabama Republican Party John Wahl onto Priority Talk Radio. After briefly discussing recent runoff elections happening in the state, they turned their attention to Alabama’s public libraries and inappropriate books targeting minors. They discussed the need to protect children from sexually explicit content. “It’s hard for…

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Defining “Male” and “Female” in Alabama State Law

*This bill passed the House and its Senate committee. It awaits a vote on the Senate floor* Currently, Alabama law does not define “male” and “female.” House Bill 111, sponsored by State Rep. Susan DuBose, seeks to codify biological definitions of “male,” “female,” “boy,” “girl,” and other similar terms in our state law. Among other…

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