Despite holding office in a relatively conservative Southern state, Jones's Senate voting record matches that of a New England socialist.
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".
Personal lifeJones and his wife, Louise New Jones, were married on December 12, 1992.
- McLaughlin, Seth (October 18, 2018). Sen. Doug Jones faces tricky political challenges in conservative Alabama ahead of 2020 re-election. The Washington Times. Retrieved October 18, 2018.