National Rifle Association

(Source: CBS)

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.

05/06/2015

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Senate Holsters University Gun Proposal

The Senate likely will not move forward with a controversial measure that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on the campuses of Florida colleges and universities.

04/09/2015

A man seen shooting a gun. (Source: CBS4)

High Caliber Proposal For Colleges Shooting Through Legislature

When you think of university campuses, lofty ideals and deep thoughts come to mind. You don’t think of a shooting gallery. But that’s what some fear Florida campuses might become if a bill in the legislature hits the mark.

04/02/2015

(Source: CBS)

Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun Measure

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.

03/18/2015

(Source: CBS)

Senate Higher Ed Panel Backs Guns On Campus

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.

03/16/2015

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Groups Divided On Campus Gun Bills

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.

03/09/2015

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Some Florida Collegians Could Carry Guns Under Proposal

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.

03/07/2015

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Sheriff’s Support Gives Boost To Evacuation Gun Bill

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.

03/04/2015

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Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate Committee

People with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.

02/16/2015

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University System Takes Aim At Guns On Campus

Florida’s university system wants state lawmakers to holster the idea of allowing guns on campus.

02/13/2015

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