I have had numerous students and friends ask me if they can target shoot in their backyards. The law has just changed again in Florida and residents, homeowners and lawful gun owners are not permitted to shoot firearms in residential neighborhoods that have a dwelling (home) on it if the land is less than one acre.
The state of Florida requires firearm training in order for its residents to be given a concealed weapons permit. In this article I will shed some light on what the training requirements are, and how to locate qualified instructors. These requirements are meant to provide an introductory course to familiarize citizens with firearms who want […]
According to the State of Wisconsin, concealed carry permits from Delaware, DC and Rhode Island are now honored and residents of those states may carry legally within the boundaries of Wisconsin if they already have a CCW permit from their home state. Wisconsin has also approved the use of permits from Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Florida, […]
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission, voted to recommend legislation to allow teachers to arm themselves on school campuses. The vote passed by the commission, which consists of law enforcement, education and mental health experts, legislators, and the fathers of two students killed in school shooting, with a tally of 13-1 […]
Police release surveillance footage of a Lakeland city politician who shot and killed an alleged shoplifter in the store he owned.
A Lake Worth woman became an unfortunate witness to a fight outside of a home, late Monday that ended with one man being shot and another repeatedly being stabbed, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records state.
There has been a debate for many years here in Florida about whether or not state statute allows openly carrying a firearm while fishing, target shooting, hunting or camping. Today we’re going to look into just what the facts are behind this debate.
It’s a move that few of us wanted, but deep in our hearts knew was going to happen eventually. Following massive public and political pressure, Florida is the first state to enact gun control legislation following the Parkland Shooting thanks to the signature of Governor Rick Scott.
Despite intense argument by Second Amendment supporters, the Florida Supreme Court upheld a longstanding state ban on the open carry of firearms in public last week.
A proposal to allow Florida’s concealed carry permit holders to carry their firearms openly, while also eliminating some “gun-free zones” will attempt to make its way through the Florida Legislation in January.