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Tag: SECOND AMENDMENT

Guns Alabama Alabama News
‘We dare defend our rights’ and our households: Alabamians locked and loaded

“Who’s going to protect you? The police are minutes away when you’ve got seconds.”

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Ider police chief thankful citizen exercised Second Amendment right, held suspected burglar at gunpoint

The Ider Police Department made an arrest over the weekend after a homeowner called them stating he had a burglar held at gunpoint. The incident happened Saturday night in the area of County Road 732, in the small DeKalb County town.

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Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed says fewer 'permitless carry-type bills,' closing gun show loophole needed to help city combat gun violence

The Steven Reed era of Montgomery has had its share of ups and downs since Reed assumed the role of mayor in 2019, including spikes in gun violence.

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Alabama AG Marshall joins lawsuit against ATF’s pistol brace rule

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joined 24 other attorneys general in a lawsuit on Thursday against U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives seeking to enjoin a recently issued rule regulating pistol braces. 

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Alabama AG, DCNR ask for pause in lawsuit over written permission policy to carry firearms at state parks

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Commissioner Chris Blankenship asked the U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama Monday to delay a decision on a lawsuit against Alabama’s written permission firearm policy in state parks until after their new policy is implemented in March.

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Smith & Wesson CEO Mark Smith slams effort to 'disparage' company over gun violence – Politicians 'to blame for the surge in violence and lawlessness'

Mark Smith, CEO of gun maker Smith & Wesson, released a spirited statement this week, blaming "politicians and their lobbying partners in the media" for the "surge in violence and lawlessness."

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Alabama Congressman asks constituents if they favor banning semi-automatic weapons

"Do you think the federal government should ban semiautomatic weapons?” Rep. Jerry Carl is asking constituents in a new poll that he is conducting.

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Alabama Congressman votes against 'Assault Weapons Ban,' calls it 'unconstitutional'

“This unconstitutional mandate won’t make Americans any safer and will instead result in the disarming of thousands of lawful gun owners who simply want to protect their families and exercise their constitutional rights,” said Rep. Barry Moore.

Terri Sewell Alabama News
Sewell votes along with House Democrats to approve 'Assault Weapons Ban of 2022'

“Barely a month after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen, gun control advocates in Congress are spearheading an assault upon the freedoms and civil liberties of law-abiding Americans," said NRA-ILA Executive Director Jason Ouimet.

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Former Birmingham City Councilmember running for governor

Former Birmingham City Councilman Jimmy Blake is running for Governor of Alabama as the Alabama Libertarian nominee on the Nov. 8 general election.

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Congress passes bipartisan gun control legislation

The landmark gun control bill will provide federal dollars to states that pass red flag laws. It also tightens the background check requirement, adds abusive boyfriends to the forbidden to purchase list, and provides millions of dollars for mental health services in schools.

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Alabama officials react to Supreme Court striking down restrictive New York gun control law

“Today’s decision was a major victory for the right of self-defense and for the rule of law,” said ACLL President Matt Clark “The Second Amendment is not a second-class right, and today’s decision gave it the respect it deserves. We commend the Court for its well-reasoned decision, and we hope to see more like it in the future.”

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Britt says red flag laws are a gateway to push a disarming agenda

"Gun grabbers use so-called 'red flag laws' as a gateway to push their disarming agenda," Katie Britt told the 1819 News following passage of national Red Flag legislation. "In reality, a 'red flag law' is an abridgment of the Second Amendment and can be abused to take away the right to self-defense with no due process.

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Alabama Congresswoman votes for gun control bill

“I was proud to vote for the Protecting Our Kids Act which advances common sense measures to keep Alabamians safe, from getting illegal guns off the streets to banning high-capacity weapons to raising the age to purchase semi-automatic weapons," Sewell said.

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U.S. Rep. Carl says Democrats are 'trying to redefine the Second Amendment'

Following last month's shooting in Uvalde, Texas, congressional Democrats have made a concerted effort to push for gun control, but U.S. Rep. Jerry Carl (R-Mobile) warns the effort goes much deeper than just a reaction to the shooting.

Palmer Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Palmer says 'desperate' Biden trying to galvanize base with gun control

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5's "The Jeff Poor Show" on Friday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) chalked Biden's gun control rhetoric up to pre-midterm election politics.

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Veteran, former police officer and local TV professional running for Alabama House

Micah Messer is running for the Alabama House of Representatives in House District 38. Messer is a University of South Alabama graduate,...

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Alabama lawmaker joins letter to ATF warning that proposed rule could lead to federal gun registry

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mike Rogers (R-AL03) joined Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) and 50 colleagues in a letter to acting Bureau...

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Mo Brooks campaigns in Winston County

By Brandon Moseley Congressman Mo Brooks (R-AL05) brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Double Springs in Winston County on Monday....