May 18, 2012
Revisiting Alabama's Shameful Past
Governor Bentley today signed HB 658, also known as the HB 56 “tweak” bill, into law. The bill, which was rushed through the legislature on the last day of the legislative session, fails to fix the most devastating elements of HB 56, the state’s racial profiling law. The bill does nothing to repeal elements of the law that have been blocked by the courts.