Death penalty secrecy legislation moves forward in Senate

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A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday that would keep those involved in the manufacture and distribution of drugs used in executions shielded from public view. However, further negotiations over the legislation remain before it emerges in the Senate. The key question is language that, as passed the House, would prevent discovery and admission of [...]

Do not expect medical marijuana in Alabama

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Some other states have approved medical marijuana, and even the recreational use of marijuana, but do not expect Alabama to legalize the use of marijuana for any purpose any time soon. Supporters of medical marijuana had their opportunity to advocate for the benefits for legalization on Wednesday after pushing for months for a hearing before [...]