More here. I have no idea if this is constitutional, but I think it's kinda cool.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say non-violent offenders in southern Alabama will have a new choice: Go to jail, or go to church every Sunday for a year.
WKRG-TV reports (http://bit.ly/qpxXJX) that Operation Restore Our Community begins next week....
My big question is how many people will choose jail--or be the first convict to quip to the judge "Geez, judge, what's the difference?"