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Robert Bentley on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bentley on other issues.
  • More budget for police; train them in Spanish. (Nov 2010)
  • Expand use of death penalty; limit appeals. (Nov 1998)
  • End parole for repeat violent felons. (Nov 1998)
Parker Griffith on Crime
Democratic Challenger for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)

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Jeff Sessions on Crime
Republican Jr Senator (AL): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Rated 38% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Richard Shelby on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (AL): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Richard Shelby on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Rated 29% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors. (Oct 1996)

House:


Robert Aderholt on Crime
Republican Representative (AL-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Aderholt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Bobby Bright on Crime
Democratic Challenger (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bobby Bright on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Mo Brooks on Crime
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mo Brooks on other issues.
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
Bradley Byrne on Crime
Republican Nominee (District 1): Click here for Bradley Byrne on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Parker Griffith on Crime
Republican challenger (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Parker Griffith on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Martha Roby on Crime
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martha Roby on other issues.
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Michael Rogers on Crime
Republican Representative (AL-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael Rogers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Terri Sewell on Crime
Democrat (District 7): Click here for Terri Sewell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Riley on Crime
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Spencer Bachus on Crime
Republican Representative (AL-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Spencer Bachus on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 10% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Jo Bonner on Crime
Republican Representative (AL-1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jo Bonner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
Don Siegelman on Crime
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Don Siegelman on other issues.
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Howell Heflin on Crime
Former Senator (until March 2005): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Howell Heflin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted NO on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
Susan Parker on Crime
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (AL): Click here for Susan Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Sowell on Crime
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Sowell on other issues.
  • Supports death penalty but also rehabilitation. (Aug 2004)
  • Truth in sentencing but with judicial discretion. (Aug 2004)
William Barnes on Crime
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for William Barnes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sonny Callahan on Crime
Republican (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sonny Callahan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Bud Cramer on Crime
Democratic Representative (AL-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bud Cramer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
Artur Davis on Crime
Democratic Representative (AL-7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Artur Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Terry Everett on Crime
Republican Representative (AL-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Terry Everett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Vivian Davis Figures on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger; member of State Senate: Click here for Vivian Davis Figures on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Earl Hilliard on Crime
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Earl Hilliard on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted YES on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Bob Riley on Crime
Republican Governor; previously GOP Representative (AL-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Riley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 30% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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