The Alabama prisoners have been coordinating with inmates in Mississippi and Virginia to call for a nationwide prisoner work stoppage in September.
The bill's sponsor compared abortion clinics to pedophiles and liquor stores, and wants them far away from kids.
The state's auditor says the administration of embattled Gov. Robert Bentley is being "funny" about funds awarded to Alabama after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
As Republican governors speak against resettling Syrian refugees in their states following the Paris terror attacks, presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz suggest that only the Christians among them should be allowed in.