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Lawmakers Back Allowing Concealed Guns During Evacuations

Senators continued moving forward Tuesday with a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses during evacuations ordered by the governor.

04/08/2014

Sunrise shooting scene. (Source: CBS4)

Shooting In Sunrise Leaves One Person Hospitalized

One man is in the hospital after a shooting at a high rise in Sunrise Thursday night.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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Miami Cops To Protest At City Hall Thursday

Miami Police officers plan to stage a demonstration outside Thursday’s city commission meeting, and if they want to go inside commission chambers, they’ll have to go gun-free.

03/26/2014

March 21, 2014: Community leaders met in Liberty City to ask parents for help to prevent violence in the community. (Source: CBS4)

Law Enforcement Leaders Call On Parents For Help To Stop Violence

Two days after the shooting of a teenage girl who was simply sitting on a park bench, top brass from police departments around South Florida and anti-violence activists joined forces in Liberty City Friday, calling on parents to step up and stop the violence.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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Florida Senate Targets Insurers In Gun Bill

The Florida Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve a bill that seeks to prevent insurers from discriminating against customers because of gun ownership.

CBS Miami–03/19/2014

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Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OK

With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

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Controversy Emerges Over Allowing Guns In Schools

Military veterans or retired law-enforcement officers with concealed weapons permits and special training could be designated to bring guns into elementary, middle and high schools under a proposal moving through the Florida Legislature.

03/10/2014

George Zimmerman at his bond hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Report: Zimmerman Signs Autographs At Gun Show

George Zimmerman continues to embrace his “celebrity” status among gun enthusiasts around the state of Florida. The man known for killing Trayvon Martin appeared at a gun show over the weekend to sign autographs.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

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Senate Panel To Discuss Bill That Would Allow Armed School Employees

Florida’s Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would allow school principals or superintendents to designate trained employees to carry guns on school campuses or in district administration buildings.

03/09/2014

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