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Tax Offices Might Process Gun License Applications

Gun owners would be able to apply for concealed weapons licenses at their local tax collector’s offices under a National Rifle Association-backed measure approved unanimously by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.

02/17/2014

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House Panel Passes “Common Sense” Tweak To School Gun Policies

A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add “common sense” to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools has sailed through a House education panel.

02/06/2014

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Panel Passes ‘Common Sense’ Tweak To School Gun Policies

A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add “common sense” to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools sailed through a House education panel on Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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FDLE Could Reach 1 Million Background Checks On 2013 Gun Purchases

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is on target to conduct nearly 1 million background checks this year on private firearm purchases, according to the department.

12/17/2013

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Fish And Wildlife Commission Bans Deer Importation

There is a new ban set in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that prohibits the importation of deer from other states and countries, a move intended to protect the deer from a deadly mad cow-like disease.

09/06/2013

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Attorney General Bondi Joins States Backing NRA

Florida’s Attorney General has decided to join 21 other states that support the overturn of a federal gun law—one that prohibits the sale of handguns to people aged 18 through 20.

09/04/2013

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Dream Defenders End Month-Long Protest At State Capitol

A group of protesters upset over the not guilty verdict outcome of the George Zimmerman trial has ended a 31-day long protest at the Florida Capitol.

08/15/2013

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Stephen King Discusses Book He Doesn’t Want Anyone To Read

The fifth episode of the CBS TV series “Under The Dome” aired Monday night on CBS4 and the adaptation of the Stephen King novel is a hit with viewers and critics.

CBS Miami–07/22/2013

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NRA Giving Free Memberships To Military & Law Enforcement

The National Rifle Association has thrown its weight around in 2013 helping to stymie any gun control measures. Now, the NRA wants to increase its numbers and is hoping to do that with law enforcement and the military.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Draws Scorn Of Bloomberg Gun Group

Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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