The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Alabama tells WBRC that they’ve prosecuted more 30 cases of straw purchasing just this year. Straw purchasing is where someone legally buys a gun and then gives it to someone else who isn’t legally allowed to have it. But, straw purchasing in Alabama is contributing to gun crime locally and across the country.
She’s turned to the internet in search of the specific formula and has had some luck. Unfortunately though, some people are charging her double for the product, while others are sending it for only the cost of shipping.
Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention have released a 205-page list containing the names of hundreds of ministers and other church workers accused of sexual abuse. Leaders of the SBC were found to have mishandled sex abuse claims. The document’s existence was kept secret for years and has sent shock waves through the SBC. Members of SNAP said releasing the list is a step toward healing and accountability.
It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer and, no doubt, people will be outside for cookouts and parties to celebrate. But it’s not just your friends and family who’ll show up to the event. You can bet mosquitos will also be your uninvited guests.