Scott, Legislative Leaders Keep Views Holstered On Gun BillsOwners with concealed-weapons permits could legally bring their sidearms onto college campuses or into legislative meetings --- or wear them openly in public --- under proposals now pending before state lawmakers.
Guns On Campus Bill Coming Up Before Senate PanelAmid a national focus on campus shootings, a state Senate committee next week will consider a bill that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry firearms at Florida colleges and universities.
Survey: Floridians Oppose Guns On CampusIn the months before gunfire erupted at an Oregon community college in a mass shooting that killed nine people and the gunman, Floridians were deeply skeptical of proposals that would allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus, according to a survey released this week by the University of South Florida.
Bill To Allow Guns On University Campuses Moves ForwardLawmakers will once again consider allowing people with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on state university campuses.
Gun Rights Group Sues Florida StateThe gun rights group Florida Carry has filed a lawsuit against Florida State University on behalf of a student who wants to bring her gun to this weekend's football game.
Another Debate Looms About Guns On CampusTwo Republican lawmakers Monday filed proposals that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on college and university campuses, setting the stage for a renewed debate about the controversial issue.
Second Amendment Group Argues For Guns In University DormsThe Second Amendment should supersede a Florida law that bans firearms from state university housing, a gun-rights group argued before seemingly skeptical appellate judges Tuesday.
Campus Gun Bill Gets Approval In Senate CommitteePeople with concealed-firearms licenses could carry guns at state colleges and universities, under a proposal narrowly approved Monday by a Senate committee.