Sales Tax Holiday for Guns and Ammo?

Yet another pro-gun story from Alabama: MONTGOMERY, Alabama — An Alabama lawmaker is looking to create a sales tax holiday for consumers buying guns and ammunition. Republican Rep. Becky Nordgren of Gadsden said Monday that she has filed legislation to create an annual state sales tax holiday for gun and ammunition purchases. The firearms tax […]

Doe B Dead, Manager Blames Bar.

Doe B, whose real name is Glenn Thomas, decided to go to the wrong bar, he was probably trying to “keep it real”: “According to investigators, the crime took place inside Centennial Hill Bar & Grill, the location of the former Rose Supper Club, a club whose license to sell liquor was suspended Alabama Alcoholic Beverage […]

Record Gun Sales in Alabama.

    Congrats Alabamians, you have exceeded your 2012 background check record: Last year there were 431,356 federal gun background checks from Alabama.  There have been 486,506 checks this year–and that’s before December’s numbers are in.  If trends continue, Alabama’s on track to have half-a-million background checks for 2013.  There’s one simple explanation. “Because they […]

Decatur, AL reconsiders employee gun-ban.

Alabama is becoming one of my favorite States: Council President Gary Hammon said he understands the need for safety in the workplace but added that the city can’t control the “disgruntled spouses, ex-spouses or child-support cases” that might have business in City Hall or municipal buildings. “We’re telling employees we want the nut to be […]

Vote for Byrne- LeFlore hates the NRA. (Alabama)

You’d think that a Democrat in Alabama would have the decency to support the NRA, but that is not the case. “This is Alabama. Nobody is going to take your guns away, nobody here in Alabama is going to allow it,” LeFlore exclaimed. The mood turned serious when LeFlore said that he would never accept […]

Byrne beats Tea Party candidate in Alabama.

Terrible news. Republican Bradley Byrne defeated his insurgent conservative opponent in an Alabama House race Tuesday, notching a hard-fought victory for the business wing of the GOP. With more than 90 percent of votes tallied, the Associated Press called the race for Byrne over Dean Young, a Christian conservative aligned with the tea party. Byrne […]

Alabama supports NRA in lawsuit against BATF.

“MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a National Rifle Association challenge to a federal law that bans licensed gun dealers from selling handguns to 18, 19 and 20-year-olds. Eighteen-to-twenty-year-olds are not forbidden from possessing or using handguns. However, a 1968 federal law prohibits […]