Douglas "Doug" Jones is an Alabama attorney and is the left-wing United States Senator from Alabama. He is also former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. Jones first came to prominence in 1998, for his prosecution of two members of the Ku Klux Klan for the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing, which had killed four girls.
Doug Jones was born in 1954 in Fairfield, Alabama, to Gordon and Gloria Jones.
He began his career by working as staff counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for Democrat Senator Howell Heflin from Alabama.
16th Street Baptist Church bombing case
Jones prosecuted Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. and Bobby Frank Cherry, two members of the KKK, for their roles in the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.
Jones supports tax increases, like most other Democrats.
Jones supports abortion, even to the point of supporting partial birth abortion. While Jones claims to support gun rights and the Second Amendment, many of his statements show that he really supports further gun control. In addition, many of Jone's statements on the Second Amendment show that he does not understand the purpose of the Second Amendment, as he implies it exists for hunting rights, rather than for U.S. citizens to hold the government accountable. He supports the homosexual agenda. Jones is running with the support of and funding from out-of-state liberals.
Jones supports a large, out of control federal government under the guise of stronger civil rights protections. Jones has also supported homosexual "marriage".
Jones and his wife, Louise New Jones, were married on December 12, 1992.