The identities of people with permits to carry concealed handguns may soon be a secret in Alabama.More here.
A bill supported by the National Rifle Association has passed the House and may soon pass the Senate.
When a gun owner applies for a permit there are all kinds of information they fill out on the document including social security number, height, weight, race and more.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Alabama House passes gun permit legislation
Legislation that would exempt gun permit records from public records laws pops up in yet another state: Alabama. Proponents of the bill say releasing such records could subject permit holders to harassment by special interest groups and could lead thieves to target them, WTVY News 4 reported.