Alabama gun control http://apr.org en Montgomery Businesses Requesting Anti-Gun Stickers http://apr.org/post/montgomery-businesses-requesting-anti-gun-stickers <p>Montgomery County sheriff's officials say they've ordered about 3,000 stickers to distribute to area business owners who don't want people carrying guns into their establishments.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Sheriff D.T. Marshall tells AL.com (http://bit.ly/1bPk5kU) business owners can place stickers on a sign or on their doors to indicate that guns are not allowed in their businesses.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A new law went into effect Thursday that prohibits employers from barring loaded guns from their properties as long as they're kept locked in a car.<br> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:23:58 +0000 The Associated Press 35286 at http://apr.org Montgomery Businesses Requesting Anti-Gun Stickers Ala. Senate to Consider Bill Relaxing Gun Control http://apr.org/post/ala-senate-consider-bill-relaxing-gun-control <P>Leaders of the Alabama Senate say they expect to consider a bill easing some of Alabama's gun restrictions.</P> <P>The bill by Republican Sen. Scott Beason of Gardendale is on the Senate's proposed work agenda for Thursday. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:17:41 +0000 The Associated Press 27915 at http://apr.org Ala. Senate to Consider Bill Relaxing Gun Control Panel Oks Taking Guns To Range With No Permits http://apr.org/post/panel-oks-taking-guns-range-no-permits <P>An Alabama House committee has approved a bill to allow a person to carry a pistol in his or her vehicle without a permit if the person is going to a range to practice firing the weapon.</P> <P>The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee voted 5-3 in favor of the bill. It is opposed by some law enforcement officials who have argued it would give criminals a way to get around the law requiring them to have a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 22:18:12 +0000 The Associated Press 25751 at http://apr.org Panel Oks Taking Guns To Range With No Permits Alabama Legislature Faces Gun Right Bills http://apr.org/post/alabama-legislature-faces-gun-right-bills <P>The Alabama Legislature will face several gun rights bills when it convenes Tuesday for its 2013 session.</P> <DIV> <P>Republican Rep. Mike Jones of Andalusia is offering a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Second Amendment rights the benefit of "strict scrutiny." That would require a compelling interest before regulating gun rights and would require that any limits on guns be narrowly tailored. The legislation is patterned after a bill the National Rifle Association got passed in Louisiana.</P> <P>Democratic Rep. Craig Ford of Gadsden and Sen. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:32:22 +0000 The Associated Press 24293 at http://apr.org Alabama Legislature Faces Gun Right Bills Rep. Brooks: NY Wants to Dictate Gun Laws for Ala. http://apr.org/post/rep-brooks-ny-wants-dictate-gun-laws-ala <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>(Information in the following story is from: The Huntsville Times, http://www.al.com/huntsville)</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>A congressman from Huntsville says he believes New York wants to dictate gun control policy for Alabama and the rest of the nation.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12px" id=_oneup>Republican U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks is joining other Alabama elected officials in speaking out against tightening the nation's gun laws. Sun, 27 Jan 2013 14:59:21 +0000 The Associated Press 23859 at http://apr.org Rep. Brooks: NY Wants to Dictate Gun Laws for Ala.