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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A Publix parking lot in Seminole was the scene of a bloody battle between 2 good samaritans, a female shopper, and a robber whose knife created the carnage. Luckily, this battle, while vicious with viscera, ended as quickly as it began due to a third samaritan and his gun. The incident took place on the […]
A five-year saga of conspiracy and crime within the Miami-Dade Police Department finally came to a close on Monday as former officer Michael Freshko pleaded guilty to smuggling guns out of the United States to the Dominican Republic. Michael Freshko was an 11-year veteran of the Miami-Dade Police before he was relieved of his duties […]
News out of Tallahassee this time around, as the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced that 16,190 Floridians with concealed carry permits have had their names obtained in a cyber attack over the weekend. Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam says that the attack is believed to have come from an […]
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.
Across the country, the number of concealed carry permit applicants has been on the rise, however from state to state the rules to receive said permit can be quite different. For example. some states require concealed carry applicants to prove their handgun competency by firing the handgun as a prerequisite to applying.
On January 26th at 6:40 a.m., Christopher Lilly, 30, walked into the 54 Food Mart convenience store at 26556 Wesley Chapel Blvd. wearing a black mask and intending on robbing the store. Lilly demanded money and ordered the clerk and the customer into the walk-in cooler. This according to the police report of the incident.
On Tuesday, Florida lawmakers approved a $2.6 million request by the state Department of Agriculture to handle the continued historic spike in concealed carry permit applications.
Pinellas Country sheriff’s deputies arrested a local attorney last week on charges that he carried a loaded firearm into the Pinellas County Criminal Justice Center on the day of his disbarment hearing.
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.