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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2020 ‘Guns in Schools in Alabama.’ Guns in Public. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 4 December

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Guns in Schools in Alabama

Subject to limited exceptions, Alabama law prohibits knowingly, with intent to do bodily harm, carrying or possessing a firearm on the premises of a public school.

The term "public school" applies only to a school composed of grades K-12, but includes a school bus used for grades K-12.

Alabama law also requires the expulsion of any student, for a period of one year, who has possessed a firearm in a school building, on school grounds, on school buses, or at other school-sponsored functions.

Alabama has no law restricting firearms on the campuses of colleges or universities…

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