Section 13A-11-160

Libel tending to provoke breach of peace.

Any person who publishes a libel of another which may tend to provoke a breach of the peace shall be punished, on conviction, by fine and imprisonment in the county jail, or hard labor for the county; the fine not to exceed in any case $500.00 and the imprisonment or hard labor not to exceed six months.

(Code 1852, §13; Code 1867, §3553; Code 1876, §4106; Code 1886, §3771; Code 1896, §5063; Code 1907, §7338; Code 1923, §4921; Code 1940, T. 14, §347; Code 1975, §13-6-200.)