Once the bill is signed, doctors could face felony charges for prescribing puberty blockers and hormones to minors or performing gender reassignment surgeries.
Time James, who previously ran for governor in 2002 and 2010, opened his campaign Wednesday saying he was called upon by God.
With the Delta variant accounting for 93 percent of new cases, six governors face a strain on their hospitals as they remain focused on keeping their states open and deregulated.
"Let me be crystal clear: Alabama remains open for business," Republican Governor Kay Ivey said while ordering a state of emergency on Friday.
There were at least 916 coronavirus patients in state hospitals on Monday, marking a 411 percent increase from the beginning of the month.
George criticized a Thursday statement from Governor Ivey in which she said that "it's time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks" for rising COVID-19 cases.
The president told a crowd in Virginia that the U.S. was now facing a "pandemic of the unvaccinated."
So far, 31 states have introduced bills banning transgender athletes from participating on sports teams consistent with their gender identities.
Governor Kay Ivey extended the statewide mask mandate until April 9, which will not be extended upon expiry.
The state's mask mandate was extended to December 11 and has received a flood of opposition following the announcement.
Nathaniel Woods was executed this week by lethal injection despite repeated calls to the Alabama governor for clemency.
Woods was convicted for the killings of three police officers who were shot dead, but his co-defendant said he never pulled the trigger.
"When women have a choice, women have freedom," Leslie Jones said.
Republicans are figuring out how to deal with allegations against Moore, suggesting that Governor Kay Ivey delay the Senate election to push him out.