State Rep. Mary Moore proposes ban on semiautomatic gun sales


One Alabama lawmaker has introduced a bill banning semiautomatic firearms sales in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla.

Birmingham-Democrat state Rep. Mary Moore introduced HB472 on Thursday which would prohibit the possession, sale, or transfer of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition within the state.

This bill defines assault weapons as “any selective-fire firearm capable of fully automatic, semiautomatic, or burst fire at the option of the user or any of the following specified semiautomatic firearms.

Included in her ban are:

  • All AK series, including, but not limited to, the following: AK, AKM, AKS, AK-47, AK-74, ARM, MAK90, MISR,  NHM90, NHM91, SA 85, SA 93, VEPR, WASR-10, WUM, Rock River Arms LAR-47, and Vector Arms AK-47.
  • All AR series, including, but not limited to, the following: AR-10, AR-15, Bushmaster XM15, Armalite AR-180 and M15, Olympic Arms, AR70, DPMS Tactical Rifles, Smith and Wesson M and P15 Rifles, Colt AR-15, Rock River Arms LAR-15, and DoubleStar AR rifles.
  • Algimec AGM1.
  • Barrett 82A1 and REC7.
  • Beretta AR-70 and Beretta Storm.
  • Bushmaster Auto Rifle.
  • Calico Liberty series.
  • Chartered Industries of Singapore SR-88.
  • Colt Sporter.
  • Daewoo K-1, K-2, Max-1, and Max
  • FAMAS MAS 223.
  • Federal XC-900 and SC-450.
  • Fabrique National FN/FAL, FN/LAR, or FNC.
  • FNH PS90, SCAR, and FS2000.
  • Goncz High Tech Carbine.
  • Hi-Point Carbine.
  • HK-91, HK-93, HK-94, SP-89, or HK-PSG-1.
  • Kel-Tec Sub-2000, SU series, RFB.
  • M1 Carbine.
  • SAR-8, SAR-4800, SR9.
  • SIG 57 AMT and 500 Series.
  • Sig Sauer MCX Rifle.
  • SKS capable of accepting a detachable magazine.
  • SLG 95.
  • SLR 95 or 96.
  • Spectre Auto Carbine.
  • Springfield Armory BM59, SAR-48, and G-3.
  • Sterling MK-6 and MK-7.
  • Steyr AUG.
  • Sturm Ruger Mini-14 with folding stock.
  • TNW M230, M2HB.
  • Thompson types, including Thompson T5.
  • UZI, Galil and UZI Sporter, Galil Sporter, Galil Sniper Rifle (Galatz), or Vector Arms UZI.
  • Weaver Arms Nighthawk.

A full list of additional guns listed on the ban can be found here.

Moore said her bill would allow those Alabamians who already own semi-automatic weapons to keep them.