On May 15, 2019 Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation that will make the state’s abortion laws the most restrictive in the United States. Furthermore, it will establish extremely stringent penalties for violating these laws. The Human Life Protection Act, as it is formally named, would ban abortion in nearly every instance, including rape and… Read more →
Michael Thomas Murphy
Michael is a historian of United States history with a specialization in African-American history, the history of medicine, and public history. He earned his PhD and MA in history at Mississippi State University, and his BA in history at the University of Florida. His current project examines the various methods of sterilization used to maintain and reinforce white supremacy in the South during and immediately after the African-American Civil Rights Movement.