The 2020 General Election is Alabama's next chance to vote. This statewide election will determine seats for local, state, and federal positions.
The 2020 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Follow along for everything you need to know about bills of note, contacting your legislator, lobby days, and more.
The ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice is an unprecedented, multiyear effort to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system. We are working for reforms in Alabama and all 50 states to usher in a new era of justice in America.
Based on the Alabama Constitution, people who commit crimes of moral turpitude lose their right to vote. Thanks to a new law enacted in 2017, some may be eligible to restore their voting rights.January 1, 2020 Voting Rights
Following the 2018 police shooting of E.J. Bradford, Jr., a Black man killed by a police officer in Hoover, the ACLU of Alabama and Alabama NAACP jointly filed public records requests in six Alabama jurisdictions: Birmingham, Hoover, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, and Saraland.
The 2019 Alabama Legislative Session convened on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Follow along for everything you need to know about bills of note, contacting your legislator, lobby days, and more.