Gov Ivey Called on to Expand Protections During COVID-19
Disability rights organizations sent a letter urging Gov. Ivey to implement policies that will protect residents of congregate facilities for seniors and people with disabilities, along with the workers who care for them.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Alabama have joined a lawsuit initially filed on May 1, 2020, by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), Southern Poverty Law Center, and Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program seeking to ensure that no eligible Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- This week, as protests over police killings of Black people have continued in the wake of George Floyd’s and Breonna Taylor’s deaths, we have seen extensive and excessive use of force from police in engaging with these protesters, both here in Alabama and across the country.
On June 2, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced an amended order to the city's curfew that will ban "any demonstration, parade, march, or vigil on any of the public ways or upon any public property, including the public parks of this city." The full order can be found below.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Today, the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles (ABPP) convened for parole hearings for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted day-to-day activities. After months of drastically reduced parole grants, the parole board denied parole to 20 out of 22 eligible people.