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October 30, 2012

Amendment 4 Removes Racist Language

A “yes vote on Amendment 4 removes the following language from two Sections of the Alabama Constitution:


Section 256.
To avoid confusion and disorder and to promote effective and economical planning for education, the legislature may authorize the parents or guardians of minors, who desire that such minors shall attend schools provided for their own race, to make election to that end, such election to be effective for such period and to such extent as the legislature may provide.

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Sec. 259.
Use of poll taxes for support and furtherance of education.
All poll taxes collected in this state shall be applied to the support and furtherance of education in the respective counties where collected.


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Read Opinion Here
Alabama Law Institute Opinion Debunks AEA Assertions - Amendment does not endanger public education


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