MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama voters will face the choice of whether to allow the Ten Commandments to be displayed on state property such as at schools under a ballot proposal for the November election. The Alabama House of Representatives passed a constitutional amendment ballot provision 66-19 Thursday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama will become the third state to authorize the untested use of nitrogen gas to execute prisoners under legislation signed by Gov. Kay Ivey. Ivey signed the bill Tuesday, two days after it was approved by lawmakers.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have rejected a proposal to require police officers to collect data on traffic stops. The bill, which had already cleared the Alabama Senate, on Thursday failed a procedural vote by a wide margin in the House of Representatives.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Police will have to notify superintendents about juvenile sex offenders and courts will consider alternative schooling after "Annalyn's Law" received a final House vote Thursday. The vote was 76-18. A first grader was molested by the 14-year-old son of a Prattville school employee in 2014. He was convicted but returned to school where he interacted with the victim's brother. The family reached out to Republican state Sen. Clyde Chambliss, who introduced the bill to change policy.
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