This is how Alabama officials responded to the mob raid at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin
The chaos we've seen at our nation's Capitol are not the actions of "very special" people, it's unpatriotic and domestic terrorism that must be denounced.
To remain silent in this attack on our democracy is to be complicit.
— Randall Woodfin (@randallwoodfin) January 6, 2021
Certify the results and begin the work. You are what you do, and America is not better than this. Not yet.
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) January 7, 2021
Sen. Richard Shelby
Today is a very dark day for our country. I am safe thanks to the protection and swift action by our law enforcement officials. Our Founding Fathers warned against mob rule. Law and order must be established and maintained.
— Richard Shelby (@SenShelby) January 6, 2021
Rep. Terri Sewell
Huntsville councilman Devyn Keith:
would somebody please come up with a word that means “shocked but not at all surprised”?
— lee bains (@TheGloryFires) January 6, 2021
W. Kamau Bell
Trump's been CLEAR since before he ran for president about how little respect he has for democracy, human decency, & the rule of law. He's openly encouraged violence, illegality & now an actual coup. Many of us saw this coming. There is NO way this should end w/o Trump's arrest.
— W. Kamau Bell (@wkamaubell) January 6, 2021
Rep. Gary Palmer:
Please join me in praying for the healing of our country. This is a sad day for our nation. The scenes witnessed today were unacceptable.
— Gary Palmer (@Palmer4Alabama) January 7, 2021