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Changes to Alabama Immigration Law Still Criminalize Faith

April 20, 2012, 11:20 am | Posted by Beau Underwood

Yesterday, Alabama’s House of Representatives passedHB 658, which makes minor tweaks to HB 56, the draconian anti-immigrant law enacted last year. Unfortunately, as this report from WTVY makes clear, the law would still criminalize people of faith for caring for their neighbors:

Faith leaders have been telling their legislators that these laws violate their religious beliefs. Yesterday’s legislative action in the House was a sad victory for cruel politics. Let’s hope the Alabama Senate chooses compassion over political ideology.

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