House Panel Approves Open Carry Gun MeasureThe Florida House's Criminal Justice Subcommittee has approved a bill that would allow licensed gun owners to openly carry their weapons.
Gun, Medical Marijuana At Issue In HouseAs lawmakers continue preparing for the 2016 legislative session, House panels next week will take up a bill that would allow people to openly carry firearms and will get an update about a medical-marijuana law passed last year.
Bill To Allow Guns On University Campuses Moves ForwardLawmakers will once again consider allowing people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on state university campuses.
Judge Releases Teen In 15-Year Old's Shooting DeathA 14-year-old arrested after police say he admitted to playing with a gun before accidentally shooting and killing his 15-year-old friend, had his first appearance in court Thursday.
Another Debate Looms About Guns On CampusTwo 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.
Second Amendment Group Argues For Guns In University DormsThe 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.
NRA: Campus Carry Bills 'Will Be Back'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.
House Bill Would Give Tax Break To Gun Buyers, Club MembersThe Florida Legislature has its sights on a tax breaks for gun buyers and skeet shooting club members.
Senate Higher Ed Panel Backs Guns On CampusWith 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.
Committee Gives School Gun Law Passing GradeA strong shot in the arm Wednesday for a law that would allow teachers and others to arm themselves in public schools in Florida.
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.
TSA Seized 18-Tons Of Prohibited Items At Lauderdale's AirportAs 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.