Alabama Gun Control News & Articles

A bill that would remove the requirement for citizens in Alabama to obtain a permit to conceal carry a firearm has passed a Senate Committee on a 6-4 vote. The bill, SB1, was filed by Gerald Allen (R-Tuscaloosa) and has faced opposition from gun control…

Chilton County became the first county in Alabama to declare itself a 2nd Amendment sanctuary for gun owners Tuesday. Chilton County Commissioners joined a growing national movement in which counties are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun rights. The Chilton County…

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…

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…

Bradley Byrne could have spent the remainder of his life soaking up a $174,000 a year taxpayer-funded salary just a few miles from Alabama’s gorgeous beaches. All he had to do was run for reelection in his highly Gerrymandered 1st Congressional District, which includes the…

Guns and Socialism

Written by Jacob Morrison on January 27, 2020

An interview with an organizer from the Socialist Rifle Association The conversation around guns is a heated one in the United States.  It’s true that it hasn’t always been. In fact, until 2008, as a result of the Supreme Court ruling in DC v Keller,…

Indeed, if mental illness was to blame for mass shootings, then other countries would have the same issues we face in the Unites States.

So, instead of recognizing the obvious epidemic and widespread carnage of growing gun violence, Alabama politicians keep pushing bills to make gun ownership easier and less accountable. In fact, the cliché of all clichés in Alabama is to watch a conservative campaign ad with the candidate firing a gun.

How many people in Alabama need to die before we have a real debate about these issues? Right now, Republicans won’t even acknowledge the problem, much less discuss it.