Two Republican lawmakers Monday filed proposals that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on college and university campuses, setting the stage for a renewed debate about the controversial issue.
The Second Amendment should supersede a Florida law that bans firearms from state university housing, a gun-rights group argued before seemingly skeptical appellate judges Tuesday.
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.
The Florida Legislature has its sights on a tax breaks for gun buyers and skeet shooting club members.
With lawmakers split along party lines, a Senate education committee Monday approved a controversial bill that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on the campuses of state colleges and universities.
A strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
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.
As the year wraps up and traveling is in full swing, airport officials want to remind travelers what to, and not to pack inside carry-ons.
Gregory B. Moore, the accused carjacker and gunman who shot two people, faces a December 18th arraignment on federal charges.
A group of community dignitaries and members gathered Wednesday to honor the life of a 13-year-old student who was accidentally fatally shot while on a school bus in 2012.