Lawmakers advance bill on permitless carry

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama lawmakers have advanced a Republican-sponsored bill that would do away with the requirement to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun.

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 6-4 for the legislation. The bill now moves to the full Alabama Senate.

House Republicans have named the bill as a priority for the year, but the committee approval came over the objections of law enforcement officials who spoke against it.

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2/2/2022 6:27:38 PM (GMT -6:00)

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