Q: Im from Alabama and would like to know the chapter or articles that discuss felons around firearms.
I have a permit to conceal carry and would like to purchase a handgun soon. But I am unaware if I can get in trouble because a felon stays the night at my house sometimes. I also can lock my bedroom door from the outside with a key, so when I am at work, it wont be accessible.
A: Section 13A-11-72
Certain persons forbidden to possess pistol.
(a) No person who has been convicted in this state or elsewhere of committing or attempting to commit a crime of violence shall own a pistol or have one in his or her possession or under his or her control.
(b) No person who is a drug addict or an habitual drunkard shall own a pistol or have one in his or her possession or under his or her control.
(c) Subject to the exceptions provided by Section 13A-11-74, no person shall knowingly with intent to do bodily harm carry or possess a deadly weapon on the premises of a public school.
(d) Possession of a deadly weapon with the intent to do bodily harm on the premises of a public school in violation of subsection (c) of this section is a Class C felony.
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