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Alabama: “Worker Protection Bill” Needs Your Help Today!

Friday, April 3, 2009

Last week, House Bill 362, sponsored by State Representative Craig Ford (D-28), passed the House Commerce Committee by a unanimous vote, but not before an anti-gun amendment was attached.  HB362 could be heard as early as Wednesday, April 8.

HB362, as originally written, would protect your right to lawfully transport and store firearms in a privately-owned and locked motor vehicle while parked in publicly accessible parking lots controlled by your employer or a business you frequent.                        

Recently, an exemption for railroad companies was attached.  With this amendment, the railroads have now taken away the Second Amendment rights of their employees at the workplace. 

The Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld an Oklahoma statute that protects the right of employees to store firearms in locked vehicles in publicly accessible parking lots. The proposed Alabama bill is very similar to the Oklahoma law and should withstand any similar challenges that might be launched.

Please contact your State Representative TODAY and respectfully urge them to remove the railroad exemption and to oppose any further proposed exemptions.  Contact information can be found here.

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