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dawg23
Mississippi St. Fan
Baton Rouge, La
Member since Jul 2011
2147 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification

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I can answer that for you: A lot of us don't want our name on any official government list of gun owners.


I'm sure this doesn't apply to you ....... but an awful lot of folks who toss out this excuse can't pass the background check.



TigerOnThe Hill
Springhill
Member since Sep 2008
3004 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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1. Move to AL.
2. Contact your new state legislators/run for office yourself.
3. Change law.

1. Nope.
2. Nope.
3. That's not happening either unless the current residents of AL make it happen themselves.

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I hate MA gun laws but it does me no good to complain from another state.

That's true. OTOH, if the residents of AL recognize problems w/ their own laws, then they should take action. If this board is any indicatioin, the folks in AL already recognize problems w/ these laws. If what you said in an earlier post comes true, maybe these laws will be improved.


jsb29
Auburn Fan
Dothan, AL
Member since Apr 2011
612 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
It really isn't going to be that big of a change. The original bill proposal would've made the car an extension of the home, but they had to compromise. The new law will read that an unlicensed person can carry a gun in the car but it must be unloaded and out of reach of the driver and passenger (not much change there). The biggest change this law will make is changing AL from a "may issue" state to a "shall issue" state. It will also state that federal gun control laws will not change how AL operates.

ETA: it will also expand the definition of crimes of violence.
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Five0
USA Fan
Member since Dec 2009
6481 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Thank you. Reasonable response is appreciated. Thought I was on the politics board for a second.


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Yewkindewit
LSU Fan
Near Birmingham, Alabama
Member since Apr 2012
6811 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Change it? Bama still doesn't even have a lottery.


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Yellerhammer5
Alabama Fan
Member since Oct 2012
2305 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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I think Bama citizens should grow a pair, voice their demands, and get the law changed


We're too busy not hiding from government lists.



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VetteGuy
LSU Fan
Mandeville
Member since Feb 2008
16020 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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"may issue" state to a "shall issue" state


That's huge.

"may issue" is just an excuse for some Barney Fife to keep guns out of honest citizens' hands.



jimjackandjose
Member since Jun 2011
2268 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
So alabama has a law that prevents citizens from easily defending themselves in the event of a car hijacking. Awesome


jsb29
Auburn Fan
Dothan, AL
Member since Apr 2011
612 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Absolutely not. If they feel the need to protect themself from a carjacking, all they have to do is go to the Sherrif office, pay $20 and wait a week. No class, no fingerprint, just a simple background check.

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VetteGuy


I like the shall issue as well. A Sherrif must have documented reason for denying a permit
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Five0
USA Fan
Member since Dec 2009
6481 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
You have to wait a week? Issued right after background in my county.


Clames
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2010
3111 posts
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re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Much ado over not very much. Lived here a year and have gone to plenty of ranges without a CCW permit. The LEO's here know the vast majority of people going to these ranges don't have CCW permits either. One told me just keep it out of the "lunge" area and in a range bag or case and you'll be fine.


jsb29
Auburn Fan
Dothan, AL
Member since Apr 2011
612 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Houston Co. Is slow. I think it takes that long for our messenger origins to return.


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bapple
LSU Fan
Capital City
Member since Oct 2010
7990 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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One told me just keep it out of the "lunge" area and in a range bag or case and you'll be fine.


It's still directly out of reach if it's needed though. That's exactly what's so ridiculous about the law.

In LA, even without a permit, if the driver is of age there can be a handgun sitting on the passenger seat with no problems whatsoever.

Even though it's not hard to get a permit, I shouldn't have to pay 20 dollars to "be allowed" to have a readily accessible handgun for self defense. That's what I see wrong with the law.


Yellerhammer5
Alabama Fan
Member since Oct 2012
2305 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
I assume "of age" is 21 in Louisiana. I got my ccw permit at 19. Freedom MF'ers!



Nascar Fan
LSU Fan
Columbia La.
Member since Jul 2011
16004 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Yea them gumps is fricked up


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bapple
LSU Fan
Capital City
Member since Oct 2010
7990 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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I assume "of age" is 21 in Louisiana.


"Of age" to be in possession of a handgun in LA is 17. But you can't get a CC permit until 21.

So if your parents buy it for you and you travel with it loaded, you're still legal.


BFIV
Virginia
Member since Apr 2012
1565 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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but an awful lot of folks who toss out this excuse can't pass the background check.


Absolutely I could pass a background check...and have, only not for CC purposes, but for bonding and financial issues. I realize I'm in the minority with my beliefs about government lists. Nevertheless, the lists do exist. Caesar, with his self appointed, self anointed czars, attorney general, and homeland security officials have now made criminals out of me and other honest, law abiding, and patriotic citizens. Rest assured, my sword and spear are not registered and I have no plans to seek permission from anyone to carry my sword and defend myself or my family while traveling. I pose a danger to no one except those who would do harm to me or my family. What part of "...shall not be infringed." do Caesar and his minions not understand?


jsb29
Auburn Fan
Dothan, AL
Member since Apr 2011
612 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
Though I agree with you, you know the govt. has a fee for everything. Did you fuss when you had to pay for a drivers license? It's the same thing. I don't like it any more than you do, but somebody has to pay for the people employed to run the checks and such.


bapple
LSU Fan
Capital City
Member since Oct 2010
7990 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
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I don't like it any more than you do, but somebody has to pay for the people employed to run the checks and such.


No one over 17 years of age has to pay anything if he or she wishes to keep a loaded handgun readily available in a car in the state of LA. That's the entire point I was making. Your driver's license reference is a red herring.

I do agree people should be paid for doing "checks and such" but I'm merely stating that LA's firearms laws are better.


jsb29
Auburn Fan
Dothan, AL
Member since Apr 2011
612 posts

re: Alabama handgun transportation law: need verification
My statement about the license was to jimjackandjose. He said that Alabama has a law that prevents people from defending themselves. I was merely pointing out that that was not the case. Anyone who can pass a background check can carry worry-free in their vehicle. If they can't pass it, do you really want them carrying in the first place? If the law says you must pass a background check, run 20 miles, and give the Sherrif a handjob, I'd say it was meant to prevent law abiding citizens from exercising their rights. That isn't the case, though.


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