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.
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With the recent string of mass shootings plaguing our country, many citizens are looking for answers as to how to stop the next one from occurring. While it is very clear that gun grabbers and gun lovers have two very different solutions for a fix, someone who is at the front line of many shootings […]
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.
This article is meant to take a look at Florida’s open carry laws so that you folks can get a better idea what is and is not legal in the state.
Two months ago, Florida Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla denied concealed carry on Florida State’s campus, for the safety of its students. Two months later, two students were robbed at gunpoint by a male armed with a handgun, that pulled up and exited a white SUV between Madison and Gay Street.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chariman Miguel Diaz de la Portilla has officially killed SB 300 which would have allowed Florida gun owners with valid concealed weapons permits to carry open in addition to concealed. Deaz de la Portilla told media “On all of these gun bills, I don’t believe any of them are necessary,”