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January 6, 2016 In The News

On Tuesday, January 5 U.S. Representatives Gary Palmer (R from Hoover), Robert Aderholt (R from Haleyville) and Bradley Byrne (R from Montrose) all issued statement critical of President Barack H. Obama’s effort to subvert Congress and the Constitution to restrict Americans right to purchase, possess and sell guns.

Representative Palmer condemned President Obama’s executive orders concerning firearms as being both beyond the scope of his Constitutional power and ineffective at stopping gun violence.

January 5, 2016 In The News

Alabama’s own Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05) and Rep. Gary Palmer (AL-06) practice what they preach when it comes to the 2nd Amendment — not only do they support the it with their votes in Congress, but they’re also packing heat.

January 5, 2016 In The News

Saying that America faces a “gun violence epidemic” President Barack Obama announced Tuesday “a series of common-sense executive actions” to reduce gun violence that critics across the country contend infringes on Americans’ constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

The President’s proposal includes:

January 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –  U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL), a gun owner and a supporter of the Second Amendment, condemned President Obama’s executive orders concerning firearms as being both beyond the scope of his Constitutional power and ineffective at stopping gun violence.

January 5, 2016 In The News

They may never talk about it or they may shout it from the rooftops, but dozens of members of Congress pack heat back home in their districts and may be on Capitol Hill, too.

Alabama Republican Mo Brooks, for example, minces no words when asked if he owns a firearm that he carries.

“I do have a concealed carry permit, as does my wife,” Rep. Mo Brooks told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

January 4, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — Alabama congressmen are gearing up for a fight with the Obama administration over the president’s expected executive orders on gun control, which could come as early as this week.

According to Politico, “the changes include requiring an expanded number of small-scale gun sellers to be licensed — and therefore conduct background checks — whenever selling a weapon. This wouldn’t close the so-called gun show loophole, though it has the potential to narrow it.

April 8, 2015 In The News

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, and four representatives have signed on to legislation to make it easier for pistol permit holders to carry their weapons to other states.

Currently, permits to carry concealed guns are valid only in states that have negotiated reciprocal agreements. That leaves gun owners at potential risk of breaking the law even in some states that issue pistol permits. South Carolina, for instance, has not reciprocal agreement with Alabama.

April 7, 2015 In The News
WASHINGTON — Several of Alabama’s Congressional delegates are cosponsoring a new bill being introduced to Congress, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow the concealed carry permits of any state to be valid in all states around the country.