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Editorial: Teenagers with their pistols

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Two bills making their way through the Alabama House and Senate would allow teenagers under 18 to legally carry a handgun if they have their parents’ permission.

We won’t rattle off the entire list of problems with these bills, since this one will suffice: This premise only works if the gun-toting teenagers’ parents are gun-savvy and diligent about teaching their child how to safely use a firearm.