Two Sheriffs React to New Conceal Carry Gun Law

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Law enforcement officials in West Alabama say the new concealed carry gun law — is going to make people in the state less safe. The law eliminates the background check and gun permit requirement — to carry a loaded handgun — concealed under clothes — in a bag — or in a car. Dallas Co….

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The National Rifle Association says the nation’s most powerful gun-rights organization has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York. The announcement Friday comes months after New York’s attorney general sued the NRA over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions…

NRA Endorses Sessions in Senate Race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The National Rifle Association is endorsing Jeff Sessions in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. The NRA-Political Victory Fund announced the endorsement, citing Sessions’ known track record in the Senate. Sessions faces former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville in the March 31 Republican primary runoff. The winner will face U.S. Sen. Doug Jones in November….

Facebook Announces Stricter Policy on Firearms Sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Facebook says it’s cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world’s largest social network. Licensed gun retailers can still advertise their businesses on Facebook, but they aren’t allowed to accept orders or transact sales on the site. The new policy announced Friday…