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ACLU of Alabama Comment on Aaron Cody Smith Verdict

OZARK, Ala. – Alabama cop Aaron Cody Smith's trial for fatally shooting unarmed Black man Greg Gunn in Montgomery in 2016 started this week. Today, a jury found him guilty of manslaughter. The ACLU of Alabama has the following statement:

November 22, 2019

Alabama Abortion Ban Blocked By Federal Court

A U.S. District Court in Alabama granted a preliminary injunction today blocking an extreme Alabama law that would have banned abortion in nearly all instances and that threatened doctors with up to 99 years in prison for performing an abortion.

October 29, 2019

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