'Gunshine' State? Florida Nears 2 Million Concealed Weapons PermitsFlorida is nearing a new threshold: granting authority to 2 million civilians who can lawfully carry guns tucked in waistbands, under jackets or inside purses into restaurants, shopping malls, and other public places.
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.
Florida Lawmakers Look To Pass Far-Flung Gun Bills What do Pop-Tarts and property insurance have in common? For anyone who has been paying attention to the Florida Legislature recently, the answer is easy: Guns.
Obama Reveals Sweeping Gun Control ReformIn a potentially historic move, President Barack Obama revealed some of the most far-reaching gun control policy reforms in more than a decade. The plans are drawing partisan support and scorn from local and national politicians.
Scott Won't Let Tampa Ban Guns During Republican ConventionAs Tampa prepares for the Republican National Convention later this year, the city sought to ban most weapons in and around the convention. The city asked for a special allowance to ban guns in the area as well, to which Governor Rick Scott said no!