I don’t know about you, but I’m always in support of legislators who promote the Second Amendment, especially when they are clear that the right to keep and bear arms doesn’t necessarily have a thing to do with hunting, though that is certainly included. One such lawmaker is Alabama State Senator Roger Bedford, a Democrat from Russellville. He has pushed for legislation that would allow employees to carry handguns to work with the aim being towards protection to and from their place of employment. The bill is SB24 and was introduced on November 3, 2012.
“I think it’s necessary so people will have peace of mind when they’re traveling to and from work,” he said.
According to The Montgomery Advertiser, “The bill would prevent most employers from barring workers from transporting and storing firearms at work. Employees who bring weapons to work would be required to keep their guns locked up and out of sight.”
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