National Rifle Association
The Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
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.
Guns won’t improve safety at schools where students already encounter a “toxic mix” of alcohol, drugs and the pressure of academics, opponents of a series of campus gun bills argued Monday.
Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would let people with concealed weapons permits be able to carry weapons onto college campuses and public universities.
A National Rifle Association-supported measure that failed to win legislative approval a year ago appears to have a clear shot of advancing now that it has the backing of the Florida Sheriffs Association.
People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.
Florida’s university system wants state lawmakers to holster the idea of allowing guns on campus.
Florida gun dealers saw a sharp increase in sales as shoppers flooded stores the day after Thanksgiving.
A newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.
A Florida couple has filed a lawsuit against Florida, asking the state to stop hunters from using dogs to find dear around their Panhandle property.