Bill Proposed To Keep Federal Hands Off Alabama-Produced Firearms

There has been a growing number of states recently looking to pass laws that nullify overreaching federal intrusions on Second Amendment rights with Alabama being one of the latest states looking to protect the natural rights of its citizens. Alabama Senate Bill 43 is called the ‘Firearms Freedom Act’ and it intends to ‘exempt from…

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Alabama Governor Signs Sovereignty Resolution

Alabama Governor Bob Riley has signed Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27), sponsored by State Senator Scott Beason. The resolution claims sovereignty for the state “under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States.” In…

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Alabama: We Dare Defend Our Rights

I am certainly pleased that the Alabama Legislature has passed a resolution affirming the sovereignty of our state under the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Alabama now joins many other states which have passed such resolutions as a principled response to unprecedented threats to our liberties by the bloated and ever-expanding federal government.…

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Alabama Affirms Sovereignty

Yesterday, the Alabama House voted to approve Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27) which “claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the Constitution of the United States.” (h/t Jan Lane) The resolution passed the Senate last week…

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Alabama Senate to Feds: Back Off!

This week, the Alabama Senate passed Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27), which was introduced by Alabama State Senator Beason along with nine co-sponsors (h/t Matthew Givens at Politics Alabama): BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABAMA, BOTH HOUSES THEREOF CONCURRING, That the State of Alabama hereby claims sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the…

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Alabama Firearms Freedom Act: Saying No to Federal Gun Laws

Alabama State Representative Mac Gipson has introduced House Bill 48 (HB48), the “Firearms Freedom Act.”  If passed, the bill would “exempt from federal regulation under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained within the borders of Alabama.” While the FFA’s title focuses on federal…

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