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Alabama: Governor signs workers protection bill

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Alabama's governor has signed legislation that expands where people can carry guns in Alabama.
The bill by Republican Sen. Scott Beason of Gardendale passed the Legislature Monday, and Bentley's press secretary, Jennifer Ardis, announced the Republican governor signed it into law Wednesday.
"With Gov. Bentley's signature today, Alabamians' Second Amendment rights are more secure than ever," said House Speaker Mike Hubbard, R Auburn.
The new law, pushed by the National Rifle Association, says employees can have firearms in their cars at work, and businesses can't be sued for any harm resulting from the use of those weapons.

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