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Mon Jan 23, 2017, 02:32 AM

Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal pistol permit requirement (al.com) [View all]

By Mike Cason | mcason@al.com
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on January 19, 2017 at 6:09 PM, updated January 19, 2017 at 6:19 PM

An Alabama lawmaker wants to repeal the requirement for a permit to carry a concealed handgun.

Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, has pre-filed a bill to end a requirement that he said is an improper limit on the constitutional right to bear arms, according to a news release.

"It's time we give our citizens the right to bear arms without first seeking the government's permission," Allen said.

Alabama already allows people to openly carry a holstered pistol without a permit. Allen said there is no logical reason to continue the permit requirement for carrying a concealed pistol.
more: http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2017/01/alabama_lawmaker_wants_to_repe.html

"No logical reason ..." Oh, I'm sure he's an expert on logic.

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