Failed efforts to allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses and to allow some public-school employees and volunteers to be armed will be back before lawmakers next year.
A federal appeals court has upheld the state’s controversial “docs vs. glocks” bill, overturning an earlier court ruling that had blocked part of the law from being enforced.
The Florida Supreme Court will consider whether convicted felons have the right to claim immunity under the state’s controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law, even if they are barred from possessing guns in the first place.
Gun owners and defenders of the second amendment saw success during the 2014 Florida legislative session, but one battle is still being waged.
A group of Broward County students attended a special town hall meeting Wednesday that focused on the death of Trayvon Martin and the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
The National Rifle Association has thrown its weight around in 2013 helping to stymie any gun control measures. Now, the NRA wants to increase its numbers and is hoping to do that with law enforcement and the military.
The Florida Legislature is trying to clean up the mess left by Congress with a bill seeking to keep guns away from people with mental illnesses.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.
Miami-area mayors and other community leaders joined together Saturday, calling on Congress to support gun violence prevention measures like the bipartisan legislation currently making its way through the Capitol.
The Broward Sheriff’s office, with help from Broward Crime Stoppers and the City of Pompano Beach, collected 124 guns Saturday at its first gun buyback event.