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Matthew Stokes: The tragedy of the Marshae Jones situation
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Matthew Stokes: The tragedy of the Marshae Jones situation

By MATHEW STOKES, Alabama Daily News The state of Alabama has spent considerable time in the national news of late, as television pundits and presidential hopefuls have debated the merits of the state’s new abortion law.  Even pro-life conservatives have engaged in a rather intense debate over the merits of the bill and whether an...

Matthew Stokes: A GOP generation gap
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Matthew Stokes: A GOP generation gap

Generation X and its millennial siblings are no longer responding to political arguments the way voters once did.  The despair and angst that marks much of Republican rhetoric the last two elections is not resonating with young voters. It seems that what young voters want is something markedly more hopeful and optimistic.