Nicole Newton

Rev. Nicole Newton of First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham speaks at the podium Wednesday at the Alabama State House.

Advocates back bill to ease voting rights restoration for formerly convicted

BY: - March 8, 2023

Activists Wednesday urged passage of a bill to make it easier to restore voting rights to people released from prison. Faith in Action Alabama, a nonprofit faith-based organization based in Birmingham, called for passage of HB 96, sponsored by Rep. Laura Hall, D-Huntsville, that would eliminate a certification requirement for those trying to get their […]