We have not had a legislative update since Week 8, but now that session is winding down, we expect to see more last minute movement on bills; however, bills that are still in committee in the originating chamber are unlikely to pass at this point.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
Last week, a committee passed SB181, a bill that would allow display of the Ten Commandments on public property and in public schools. It now moves to the floor in the Alabama House, which could debate it as early as tomorrow, March 13.
After rescinding DACA, Trump tweeted: “Congress now has 6 months to legalize DACA (something the Obama Administration was unable to do). If they can't, I will revisit this issue!” The time has come for him to fix a manufactured crisis of his own making.
The march from Selma-to-Montgomery, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., is an iconic and memorable moment during the Civil Rights Movement and in U.S. History, but to understand its significance in time, it is helpful to place it in context with the South's resistance to racial integration.