Quick Legal Facts
Not permitted for Bowie knives.
Weapons are not permitted on school property.
Major Cities with Knife Ordinances:
Montgomery – Three-inch blade limitation.
The people of Alabama recently amended their State Constitution to clarify the right to keep and bear arms.
Sec. 26. Right to bear arms.
(a) Every citizen has a fundamental right to bear arms in defense of himself or herself and the state. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.
(b) No citizen shall be compelled by any international treaty or international law to take an action that prohibits, limits, or otherwise interferes with his or her fundamental right to keep and bear arms in defense of himself or herself and the state, if such treaty or law, or its adoption, violates the United States Constitution.
Ala. Cons’: Art. 1, § 26
Alternatively cited as AL CONST Amend. No. 888
There are no forbidden knives under Alabama state law.
It is illegal to sell a pistol or bowie knife to a minor. § 13A-11-57 .
The only restriction on concealed carry of knives within Alabama specifies a bowie knife or other knife of like kind in description. § 13A-11-50.
Weapons are not permitted on school property. § 16-1-24.1.
Major Cities with Knife Ordinance:
Montgomery – Three inch blade limitation.