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Our Summary of Alabama's 2021 Legislative Session

Now that the 2021 regular session of the Alabama Legislature concluded on May 17, 2021, we’ll take a look back at the important advancements and disappointing setbacks for civil rights and civil liberties in Alabama.

May 26, 2021

ACLU of Alabama Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdict

Today, for the first time in Minnesota history, a white police officer has been convicted for killing a Black man. Now, we can finally say George Floyd’s name and make it synonymous not only with grief, anger, and loss over his brutal murder, but with a moment of justice.

April 20, 2021

Alabama 2021 Legislative Update #3 ⚖️

We only have one word — unconstitutional.

Since our last legislative roundup, Alabama lawmakers have continued to rally behind laws that violate our nation’s Constitution and target the most vulnerable people in our state.

March 29, 2021

ACLU of Alabama Statement on the Atlanta Shooting

Last week, eight people were murdered, six of whom were Asian women. We grieve for the victims, their families and communities, and to all who are impacted by this horrific attack, especially Georgia’s Asian American community and our own. 

March 22, 2021 Racial Justice