Alabama leads the nation in concealed weapons permits according to the Montgomery Advertiser.

20% of the adult population in Alabama has a concealed permit. Indiana is #2.

The age requirement is 18. There is a criminal background check. Local sheriffs decide if the permit is issued.

State Senator Gerald Allen wants Alabama to do away with requiring a permit to conceal carry. You must have a permit in Alabama to carry a concealed gun on your person or in your vehicle.