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« abm0006 wrote on Thursday, Sep 16 at 11:54 AM »
Can't forget Parker.
« ALRanger wrote on Thursday, Sep 16 at 10:24 AM »
Not only does Auburn have to worry about the state pre-emption, but concealed carry is not the only legal carry of a firearm in Alabama. We are one of 43 states that currently recognizes Open Carry (carrying a weapon in plain sight). Out website, AlabamaOpenCarry.com has all the information you need on this topic. We are a new site, spun off from members of the national site, OpenCarry.org. Open Carry has always been legal in AL, requires no permit or background check. If you are legal to purchase and possess a firearm, you can carry it openly. For more information and the legality of open carry, check out our site.
« Dianosis wrote on Thursday, Sep 16 at 10:23 AM »
Quote: “But if we see it, then it’s no longer concealed, and it’s illegal to have a nonconcealed weapon.”
This is absolutely false! Alabama has always been an Open Carry state. It is legal to carry openly WITHOUT a permit. Preemption laws in Alabama prevent any local government from passing ordinances that preempt the State firearms laws or how they are carried. Check out http://www.alabamaopencarry.com for this info and alot more!
« Bobby74 wrote on Thursday, Sep 16 at 09:55 AM »
Put me in Coach. I'll be sober amd ready to play. Well, one out of two ain't bad.......
« Bushmaster556 wrote on Wednesday, Sep 15 at 02:18 PM »
This was a nice article until the diatribe about tolerance, race relations, xenophobia, etc. The "Editorial Board" needs to get one thing straight for this year and the future: Auburn is not full of racist, xenophobic, jingoist. I Am tired of reading articles that are suppose to make us feel guilty for being a white person in America.
« abm0006 wrote on Saturday, Sep 11 at 04:15 PM »
Did anyone try the beef tongue?
Just may have been the most adventurous thing I've ever done. Sad, I know.
« footballman wrote on Friday, Sep 10 at 09:13 PM »
Remember its Arkansas State.
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« myb0002 wrote on Saturday, Sep 04 at 02:47 PM »
When I read your comments I went through many different stages: First stage was shock to find a Christian (I assumed by your final statement) could be so judgmental, hurtful, disrespectful of different faiths and intolerant. Teachings of Jesus (which you suggested that we read) are all about love, peace, acceptance and tolerance. Second stage was analysis; trying to figure out why you chose to write these comments? Did you assume that 1.4 billion people chose Islam (a religion that has been around for almost 1500 years) because they were either miss informed (and desperately needed to view your link) or they were in fact killers, wife beaters and promoters of pedophilia!!
You spoke of an Islam that we don’t recognize and of a Mohamed that we are not acquainted with.
Allow me to humbly introduce Islam, Muslims and Mohammed to you. Islam is the Third Abrahamic religion, to follow Judaism and Christianity, Muslims worship God and follow the Teachings of Islam delivered by Mohammed and preserved in the Qur’an. To Muslims Mohammed is a prophet and a messenger of God, however he was a man who delivered his message in an environment (context). The following are some features and characteristics of this environment:
New born girls were buried alive (wa’ed) as women were viewed as a liability and a potential source of disgrace if they fell captive and became slaves during tribal wars.
They had Honor killings
Slavery was the norm
A man could have tens of wives
Adulthood was determined by reaching puberty
Corporal punishment was the common means of discipline used
Islam changed this environment in so many positive ways, through the teachings of Mohammed and his call for the implementation of many progressive ideas (back then) that many societies are still struggling to enforce. The Mohamed that we know and follow taught the following:
Gave women the right to own property, trade, inherit, bare witness in a court of law, choose their husbands, and choose to end a marriage.
Assigned women the responsibility to seek knowledge and learn just like men.
Honor killings were condemned (as were any other kinds of killing innocent life. The Qur'an says to kill one innocent person is as if one has killed all of mankind) and even though some societies still have them, it is a cultural practice that has nothing to do with Islam
Stated that all men were created equal and had equal rights (no racial discrimination)
Fostered the concept of citizenship where people from other religions could live in the Muslim society and have freedom of worship and feel safe
Aimed at ending slavery and had a reward system for freeing people.
Stated that corporal punishment (between spouses) should be used as a last resort after exhausting all other possible means and that was a first step and an indicator for future development and maturation in human relationships.
Stated that the best man in the eyes of God, is he who is kind to his family
Limited the number of wives that a man can have and added restrictions to taking more than one wife (again as a first step)
To understand anything, it has to be put within context, Religion is supposed to be a dynamic entity, guidelines are placed so that people can draw on them, modify and improve them to fit their ever changing environments. Islam has provided Muslims with many positive guide lines that when viewed now (out of context) could seem a bit dated when in fact these were very revolutionary and progressive ideas when they were first implemented.
Finally I would like to assure you that the essence of Islam could be summarized in “Connect with those who separate from you, give those who deny you and forgive those who wronged you” Hadith by Mohammed peace be upon him.
« Muleygil wrote on Friday, Sep 03 at 08:55 PM »
I have known your grandaddy since the 1970s. Yes, he is everything you said- a dedicated family man, someone who bleeds Orange & Blue. He is also a patriot, a Son of the South, and a humble Christian.
The world is a better place because of Tex Williams.
Class of '77
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