Statewide Amendment 5: Sportsperson’s Bill of Rights

Statewide Amendment 5: Sportsperson's Bill of Rights

Amendment 5 would add language to the Sportsperson’s Bill of Rights of the Alabama Constitution to further clarify that citizens have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife, subject to reasonable regulations.  At present, there is no case law from any state regarding the Sportsperson’s Bill of Rights that would provide insight as to how a court might reach a different conclusion under the expanded language proposed in Amendment 5 versus the current language of Amendment 597.

Amendment 1: The American and Alabama Laws for Alabama Courts Amendment

Amendment 2: $50 Million Bond Issue for National Guard Armories

Amendment 3: The Right to Bear Arms as a Fundamental Right

Amendment 4: Local School Board Protection from Unfunded Mandates