CNN: Alabama becomes the 22nd state to allow people to carry concealed guns without permit

(CNN) – People in Alabama will not be required to obtain a permit or undergo a background check to carry a concealed weapon beginning next year.

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed Thursday legislation¬†into law that removes the requirement for concealed carry permit — making Alabama the 22nd state to adopt that policy.

“Unlike states who are doing everything in their power to make it harder for law abiding citizens, Alabama is reaffirming our commitment to defending our Second Amendment rights,” Ivey said in a statement. “I have always stood up for the rights of law abiding gunowners, and I am proud to do that again today.”
 
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