Criminal Justice

The ACLU of Alabama seeks an end to policies within the criminal justice system that cause widespread violation of constitutional and human rights and also lead to unprecedented levels of incarceration.

First Amendment Rights

The ACLU of Alabama works to ensure that religious liberty is protected by keeping government policies from advancing specific religious beliefs and by keeping the government out of the business of religion.

Immigrants' Rights

The ACLU of Alabama has been an outspoken critic of measures passed in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks that unfairly single out immigrants.

LGBTQ Rights

The ACLU of Alabama works to create a Alabama free of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.


The ACLU of Alabama supports the demand for municipal government to divest from police funding and reallocate funds to quality-of-life expenditures (such as parks, libraries, and sanitation) that ensure authentic public safety.


The ACLU works to expand the right to privacy, increase the control individuals have over their personal information, and ensure civil liberties are enhanced rather than compromised by technological innovation.