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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Bishop James Lowe and Chaplains in School

ALCAP President Greg Davis recently conversed with Bishop James Lowe, Senior Pastor of The Guiding Light Church, on his radio show Priority Talk. Bishop Lowe shared his powerful testimony of God working in his life despite extreme hardships, and then they discussed an important bill that is close to becoming law as we near the…

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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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ALCAP and Our Local Churches

ALCAP President Greg Davis recently spoke at the Alabama Free Will Baptist State Convention (top) and at Good Hope Baptist Church in Cullman (bottom). We are thankful for the support of our local churches, and are blessed to serve alongside our churches to be salt and light in our communities. ALCAP Prayer Breakfast We were…

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Legislative News Update

*The Alabama House of Representatives (Whitt, Blackshear, Jones) and Senate (Gudger, Albritton, Singleton) have selected their three members for the upcoming gambling Conference Committee. If a gambling bill is created by the committee, there could be a vote by both the House and the Senate this week. Please contact (or re-contact) your two legislators and…

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Protecting Children by Holding Clergy Accountable

House Bill 125 passes the Alabama House of Representatives. This bill, if it also passes the Senate, 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 under 22 years of age.…

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Dr. Mendenhall on the Dangers of ESG in Alabama

*Update: Anti-ESG bill 261 passed both the House and the Senate. It awaits the Governor’s signature to become law* The rise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policies is dangerous to corporate America (and therefore, the individual consumer) because it pressures companies to align themselves with a woke, progressive agenda in order to receive investment…

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