Alabama Heritage Preservation Act

Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Restrict Removal of Monuments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Senate has passed a bill that would restrict cities and counties from removing historical monuments, including Confederate ones, from public property. Al.com reports that the Alabama Heritage Preservation Act passed despite several Democratic senators calling it an intrusion on local government authority. The bill, which is headed to the House, would prohibit the removal,…