Alabama plans to use Covid relief funds to finance prison-building spree

Decarceration advocates urge lawmakers to consider sentencing reform instead as prisons have seen high rates of Covid outbreaks The southern US state of Alabama, which has the highest death rate from Covid-19 in America, is planning to use Covid relief funds to help construct three large prisons and renovate several others. State lawmakers began a specialContinue reading “Alabama plans to use Covid relief funds to finance prison-building spree”

GOP Governor Says It’s Time To ‘Blame The Unvaccinated’ For Pandemic Surge

Gov. Kay Ivey also called out right-wing media disinformation about the vaccine. A Republican governor in one of the states hit hardest by the delta variant of the coronavirus called out those who’ve refused the vaccine on Thursday.  “It’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks,” said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey,Continue reading “GOP Governor Says It’s Time To ‘Blame The Unvaccinated’ For Pandemic Surge”

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