NRA to push for Ala. guns-in-cars legislation - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

NRA to push for Ala. guns-in-cars legislation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A lobbyist for the National Rifle Association said the gun lobby expects to support legislation in Alabama next year allowing people to carry a loaded handgun in their car without a permit.

NRA lobbyist Michael Sullivan said that he expects such legislation when the Legislature returns next year.

A similar proposal from state Sen. Scott Beason failed this year. Beason ran unsuccessfully for Congress, so he will not be returning to his Statehouse seat. The Alabama Sheriffs Association opposed the proposal.

Sullivan said he expects other state lawmakers to continue the effort.

He said none of the states bordering Alabama require a permit to carry a pistol in a motor vehicle.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Brandon: Storms chance back by Wednesday

    Brandon: Storms chance back by Wednesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:03 AM EST2018-02-19 11:03:31 GMT

    Are you ready for some warmth? We had a quick taste of the nice weather on Sunday and there is plenty more of that over the next week

    More >>

    Are you ready for some warmth? We had a quick taste of the nice weather on Sunday and there is plenty more of that over the next week

    More >>
  • 4 arrested in connection to a string of vehicle thefts

    4 arrested in connection to a string of vehicle thefts

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-16 21:45:50 GMT
    Three adult males and one juvenile were arrested in Limestone County on Thursday after a four-hour manhunt and charged with multiple counts stemming from a string of vehicle thefts.Three adult males and one juvenile were arrested in Limestone County on Thursday after a four-hour manhunt and charged with multiple counts stemming from a string of vehicle thefts.

    A ground search ensued that lasted about four hours and covered approximately six miles, ending a few hundred yards east of Hays Mill Road where the suspects were caught in a hunting stand/shoot house.

    More >>

    A ground search ensued that lasted about four hours and covered approximately six miles, ending a few hundred yards east of Hays Mill Road where the suspects were caught in a hunting stand/shoot house.

    More >>
  • 2 juveniles arrested for making terrorist threats, Limestone Co. Sheriff reports

    2 juveniles arrested for making terrorist threats, Limestone Co. Sheriff reports

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:29 PM EST2018-02-16 20:29:54 GMT

    Just before 2 p.m. Friday, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office reported via Twitter that two juvenile students had been arrested for making terrorist threats. 

    More >>

    Just before 2 p.m. Friday, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office reported via Twitter that two juvenile students had been arrested for making terrorist threats. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly