Florida on the Verge of Constitutional Carry

**April 3, 2023 Update: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signed HB 543. The bill becomes a law on July 1st and makes Florida the 26th state in the country that has a permitless carry law on the books.** From a legislative standpoint, Florida isn’t as bad as New York or California. However, it isn’t the super,…

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Preemption Penalty Provision Legal Victory in Florida

St. Johns County Florida DGU

Last month The Florida Supreme Court upheld an element of the state’s firearm preemption law. The court found the court found ‘no merit in Petitioners’ argument,” and its decision is a big legal win for gun rights in Florida; also for those who want public officials held personally accountable for knowingly passing local ordinances that…

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Can I shoot in My Backyard?


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.

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Florida CCW Permit Training Requirements

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…

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Wisconsin Changes CCW Reciprocity for Florida

Florida Gun Law

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,…

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Florida School Commission Votes to Allow Armed Teachers in School

  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…

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