The county commissioner in Lauderdale County, AL, has had a change of heart and decided to make some changes in two public parks. The “No guns allowed” signs will be removed from Wheeler Dam campground, near Elgin, and from Brush Creek, east of Waterloo. The removal of the gun ban in these areas will make them much safer.
Chris Smith, the Florence attorney, was the one to recommend the idea to the commission after reviewing Alabama’s new firearm and weapons law, and also the Code of Alabama.
Smith stated, “I have looked at state laws dealing with the signs. The state law creates exceptions where the right to carry can be limited; public parks are not exceptions,” at the Shoals Second Amendment Group in a recent meeting. He continued, “It is my recommendation to…
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