Court Takes Aim At Concealed-Weapons LicensingIn a case that could have far-reaching implications, a state appeals court this week ruled that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services improperly denied a concealed-weapons license for a man who said his civil rights were restored after a 1969 conviction in Illinois.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried Backs Concealed Weapon EnhancementsFlorida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is backing a measure that would require her agency to retain fingerprints of applicants seeking concealed-weapon licenses.
'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.
State Employees Lax About Concealed Weapon Permits, Review FindsA 2012 internal investigation found that 48 Florida state employees made mistakes in issuing permits for concealed weapons, security guards and other similar licenses.
'If You Kill Someone, We Might Kill You Back': Sheriff's County Welcome Sign Goes ViralA sheriff in georgia has erected a sign touting its resident's ability to carry concealed weapons and their alleged willingness to use them.
Gun Bills Loaded For 2017 SessionThere could be less restrictions coming for people who legally carry concealed weapons.
Campus-Carry Bill Poised For House ApprovalThe House is expected to vote Wednesday to allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to keep carrying guns while strolling on college and university campuses.
Court: University Of Florida Can Ban Guns In Dorm RoomsAn appeals court may have just helped empty the loaded question of whether or not guns should be allowed on campus, or at least jammed it for now.
Gun Measures On The Move In SenatePeople with concealed-weapons licenses would be able to openly display handguns in Florida and would be able to carry firearms on state college and university campuses, under measures approved by separate Senate committees Tuesday.
League Of Women Voters Targets Campus Gun Bills The League of Women Voters of Florida are starting a coalition to fight bills allowing people to carry concealed weapons while on a college or university campus.
Concealed Weapons Applicants Can Get Live Chat HelpOnline help is now being offered to Florida residents who have a concealed weapon license.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Allow Guns During EvacuationsThe Florida Senate passed a bill which would allow gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns during emergency evacuations.
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.
Lawmaker Files Bill To Allow Firearms On University CampusesA newly filed bill would allow people to carry concealed weapons on state college and university campuses.
Tax Offices Might Process Gun License ApplicationsGun 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.