Alabama Press Association votes to censure Alabama editor over KKK editorial


This editorial ran in Linden, Alabama's The Democrat-Reporter on Feb. 14, 2019. (Courtesy of WVTM 13)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Press Association Board of Directors voted Tuesday to censure Goodloe Sutton and suspend the association membership of The Democrat-Reporter. The move follows the publication of an editorial titled "Klan needs to ride again" by Sutton on Feb. 14. The editorial has received ferocious backlash around the country.

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The APA said members have a right under the organization's bylaws to address the question of expulsion of the newspaper at its next membership meeting.

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