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Alabama's prisons are at a crossroads

Alabama’s prisons are notoriously some of the worst in the country. They’re violent. They’re underfunded. They’re unable to handle the mental health care needs of those incarcerated. And they’re also overcrowded.

September 11, 2018 Criminal Justice

ICYMI: Alabama Civil Liberties News in Summer 2018

Thank you for supporting the ACLU of Alabama. As you know, our team has been working zealously this year in the fight for equality and human rights. This newsletter will be a roundup of ACLU's top news stories.

September 1, 2018

People are people, not cancers

Roy Johnson’s “Alabama's violent criminal sweeps extract cancers among us; what happens next?” column was troubling. Calling people accused of crimes a “cancer” is grossly dehumanizing.

August 16, 2018 Criminal Justice

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