Republican-Dominated Alabama Legislature Helped Preserve Status Quo in 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Aug. 11, 2016) – The Alabama State House and Senate leadership soundly rejected the principles of the Founding Fathers during the 2016 legislative session. They protected the status quo by killing six bills that would have helped block the enforcement of unconstitutional policies. To make matters worse, several of the legislative acts did not even receive a vote in their respective chambers.

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Alabama House Committee Passes Bill Eliminating Government Marriage Licensing

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Apr. 21, 2016) – On Wednesday, an important House committee passed a bill that would abolish marriage licenses in Alabama and effectively nullify both sides of the contentious debate on same-sex marriage. If passed into law, the bill would essentially remove the state from the business of marriage.

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Alabama Senate Passes Bill Eliminating Marriage Licensing

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (March 15, 2016) A bill that would abolish marriage licenses in Alabama and effectively nullify both sides of the contentious debate on same-sex marriage passed an important committee earlier this month and the full Senate today. If passed into law, the bill would essentially remove the state from the business of marriage.

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Alabama Bill Would Restrict ALPR’s, Help Block National License Plate Tracking Program

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Feb. 24, 2016) – A bill introduced in the Alabama House would ban the use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) on public highways with only a few exceptions and place limits on the storage of data legally collected. Passage of the legislation would not only protect privacy in the state, it would also place significant roadblocks in the way of a federal program using states to help track the location of millions of everyday people through pictures of their license plates.

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