Alabama State Senator Gerald Allen (R-21) has introduced a bill very similar to the original Montana Firearms Freedom Act, passed into law in 2009.
The purpose of this bill is to exempt firearms, firearms accessories and ammunition from federal regulation if they are manufactured and maintained in the State of Alabama.
SB323, introduced on Feb. 8, clarifies that the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution does not extend to products manufactured and sold entirely within Alabama’s borders. This bill has yet to receive any co-sponsors thus far. It currently sits in the House Judiciary Committee pending further action.
The bill cites both the 9th and 10th Amendments and goes on to say that “the regulation of intrastate commerce is vested in the states under the Ninth and Tenth Ame