Protest Bill Advances

Alabama House Committee Advances Protest Bill After Changes

Unique Dunston holds a sign during a protest of HB445 at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala.,(Mickey Welsh/via AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have advanced a revised bill that would stiffen penalties for participating in a riot, a proposal that had drawn criticism because of a broad definition of what could be considered a riot. The House Judiciary…