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