Gun Law

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Battle Continues Over Doctor-Patient Gun Law

Raising concerns about First Amendment rights and public health, opponents of a controversial Florida law aimed at restricting doctors from asking questions about patients’ gun ownership have asked a full federal appeals court to take up the issu

08/19/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Openly Carrying Guns

In what judges described as a first-of-its-kind case, an appeals court Wednesday upheld a Florida law that prevents people from openly carrying firearms, finding that the restriction does not violate constitutional rights to bear arms.

CBS Miami–02/18/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

State Supreme Court Hears Appeal On 10-30-Life Gun Law

Arguing that a judge misinterpreted the state’s 10-20-life gun law when he sentenced client to 80 years in prison for firing a single shot, the man’s attorney has gone to the Florida Supreme Court to appeal the ruling.

06/04/2014

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Federal Judge Throws Out Fla. Gun Law

A federal judge in Miami has sided with doctors in the Sunshine State over a controversial gun law.

CBS Miami–07/03/2012

handgun_generic

Fla. Docs Ask Judge To Block Gag Law On Guns

Organizations representing thousands of Florida doctors are asking a Miami federal judge to block enforcement of a first-in-the-nation law restricting what physicians can discuss about firearms with patients.

CBS4–07/13/2011