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Concealed Carry Supporters Slam Alabama Sheriffs Association

Brent Wilson | February 27, 2020
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A large gun-rights organization in Alabama is taking to social media to call for opposition to three bills filed in Alabama that would create a centralized database of citizens that are approved for a concealed carry permit. Eddie Fulmer, the founder of Bama Carry, INC...

AL House Votes To Raise Marriage Age To 18

Brent Wilson | February 26, 2020
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The Alabama House of Representatives voted Tuesday to raise the legal age a person in the state can get married without parental consent from 16 to 18 years old. The bill, HB48, is sponsored by Laura Hall (D-Huntsville). The bill originally only raised the age...

AL Sheriffs Release Statement On Changes To Concealed Carry Permits

Brent Wilson | February 24, 2020

Press Release In the past 13 months, Alabamians have encountered a terrible onslaught of violent conduct towards law enforcement officers. We have suffered a record seven deaths of law enforcement officers in Alabama alone as a result of handgun violence. Recognizing this disturbing trend, the...

Alabama Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Committee

Brent Wilson | February 19, 2020
Marijuana cannabis leaves and stethoscope.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 8-1 in favor of a bill filed by Tim Melson (R-Florence) called the Compassion Act which would legalize medical marijuana in the state of Alabama. One person abstained from voting. The bill moves on to the full Senate for a...

Ted Cruz Responds To Mandatory Vasectomy Bill

Dakota Layton | February 18, 2020

After Rep. Rolanda Hollis unveiled HB238, a bill that would require Alabama men to get a vasectomy once they reach 50 or father three children, former 2016 Presidential candidate and Senator, Ted Cruz (R-Texas), tweeted, “Yikes. A government big enough to give you everything is big...

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