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About Alison Wilkinson

Ali Wilkinson is a lawyer and writer living in Portland, Oregon. Her writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, Elephant Journal and Scary Mommy, among others. She blogs at Run, Knit, Love.

Articles by Alison Wilkinson

Two U.S. Navy Boats and Crews in Iranian Custody

[DIGEST: CNBC, US News and World Report, NBC News, Fox News] The Pentagon reported today that two U.S. Navy boats were taken into Iranian custody around noon EST. Approximately ten U.S. crew members were on board. American officials have received assurances from Iran that the crew and the boats will be returned safely and without … Continued


Alabama Chief Judge Blocks Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

[DIGEST: AL.com, CBS News, Southern Poverty Law Center] Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore issued a four-page administrative order today, stating that Alabama probate judges have a “ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license” to same-sex couples. This pronouncement comes despite a contrary ruling by an Alabama federal court and the landmark U.S. Supreme Court … Continued


Trump Takes Most Extreme Stance To Date on Muslims

[DIGEST: Washington Post, Associated Press, MSNBC, Huffington Post] In what is likely Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s most incendiary statement to date, Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” Trump cited support for his position, aired in a … Continued


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