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Senate votes to allow concealed handguns without permit

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved legislation that would end the requirement for a person to get a permit to carry a concealed handgun in public. State senators on Thursday voted 23-6…

Lawmakers advance bill on permitless carry

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…