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State Rep. Ensler files several gun control-related bills ahead of legislative session

State Rep. Phillip Ensler (D-Montgomery) has filed a series of bills in the upcoming legislative session designed to cut down on gun crimes in the state. 

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Jefferson County mother wanted on manslaughter charges after 3-year-old son accidentally shoots himself

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office obtained a warrant on Tuesday for a Birmingham woman whose 3-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself before Christmas.

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Former Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall arrested in Georgia

Former Auburn Tigers quarterback Nick Marshall, who led the team to contend for the National Championship during the 2013 season, has been arrested and charged with possessing a “sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, dangerous weapon or silencer.” 

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‘Was he hurting anyone?’: Father of Jefferson County elementary school student suspended for making a finger gun defends his son

A parent of a Jefferson County student who was suspended earlier this month for pretending his finger was a gun in a game of cops and robbers spoke out on Alabama Unfiltered on NewsTalk 93.1 on Tuesday.

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Tuberville backs legislation increasing penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed dealers

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) recently joined Senate colleagues in reintroducing legislation to increase criminal penalties for those who steal firearms from federally licensed firearms and ammunition dealers (FFLs).

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State Rep. Stringer defends constitutional carry — 'Permits were just not a good tool anyway'

According to Stringer, leaving the required permit system is not an extreme danger as it was not as safe or foolproof as many believed.

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Justin Bogie: Four tax credit bills you should know about

While much of the attention during the 2023 regular legislative session has been given to tax cut and rebate proposals, there are numerous tax credit and exemption bills also moving through the Alabama Legislature.

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U.S. Rep. Moore proposes designating AR-15 as America's official national gun

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) unveiled new legislation Tuesday that would designate the AR-15 as the National Gun of the United States.

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What are Glock switches? Why are we hearing about them now? Law enforcement officials argue Alabama needs new law

Law enforcement officials across Alabama have seen an increase in illegal modifications on pistols for years, but the Glock switch modification has recently become a top concern. A Glock switch is a tiny device placed on a Glock semi-automatic pistol to make it function as a fully automatic firearm.

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Shelby, Tuberville accuse bank of ‘targeting’ Americans’ firearm purchases

Amalgamated Bank should “expect Congressional oversight” over its role in creating a new merchant category code specifically for gun and ammunition retailers, according to a letter sent to Priscilla Sims Brown, Amalgamated’s CEO, last week signed by U.S. Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Tuscaloosa) and Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn).

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Marshall, state AGs tell credit card companies to stop new gun buyer ‘list’

Credit card companies should cease implementation of a new merchant category code for purchases at gun stores that would create a “list of gun buyers,” according to a letter sent yesterday by 21 state attorneys general including Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.

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Counties claim loss in revenue from permitless 'constitutional' carry months before law takes effect

County leaders across the state are claiming they are already seeing a decrease in funding due to a bill that was passed in this year’s legislative session, that allows for Constitutional carry in the state. However, the law hasn’t gone into effect yet, so others are questioning those claims.

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ATF receives hailstorm after Valentine's Day tweet

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) came under heavy fire after trending with a tweet that many interpreted...

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Ammo shortage impacting Alabama gun stores and gun owners

By Craig Monger   A national ammunition shortage is affecting the nation, which has led to higher prices and longer wait times for...

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Legislature likely to consider changes to gun permits in Alabama; Law enforcement pushing back

By Erica Thomas, Managing Editor Several Alabama lawmakers have pre-filed bills to address Second Amendment rights in Alabama. The...