Hunting with Silencers to be Legal in Alabama This Fall

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Alabama's next hunting season might be a little quieter.

That's because hunting with silencers is about to be legal.

The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Advisory Board voted unanimously last week to allow hunting with silencers in the state.

A spokesperson for the board says members decided the benefits of allowing silencers outweigh the cons.

The new rules will go into effect before the Fall hunting seasons.

According to the National Rifle Association, more than 30 states already allow hunting with suppressors.