President's Proposals To Curb Gun Violence May Have Backfired In FloridaGun sales have skyrocketed ahead of the president's proposed executive actions to expand background checks and license most sellers.
Obama Unveils Executive Action On Gun Control, Moved To Tears For Victims President Barack Obama- moved to tears while talking about the victims of gun violence- announced new gun control measures on Tuesday.
Opponents Again Target 'Docs V. Glocks' LawPointing to free-speech issues, physicians and medical groups this week asked a full federal appeals court to take up a challenge to a 2011 Florida law that restricts doctors from asking questions and recording information about patients' gun ownership.
Group Pushes Back Against Criticism Of Sheriff In Gun DebateThe Florida Sheriffs Association is pushing back against criticism targeting Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri for remarks he made last week opposing controversial legislation that would allow people with concealed-weapon licenses to openly carry guns.
Police Chiefs Will Back Revised Open-Carry BillAcknowledging "momentum" behind a proposal that would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to openly carry guns, the Florida Police Chiefs Association said Thursday its board of directors had voted to back the controversial measure --- as long as changes designed to protect law-enforcement officers are included.
'Stand Your Ground' Bill Heads To Senate FloorA proposal that would shift the burden of proof to the state in cases involving Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law is poised to go to the full Senate after stalling in the House.
'Stand Your Ground' Bill Still Moving In SenateA proposal that would change the burden of proof in "stand your ground" self-defense cases is holding on for dear life after nearly dissipating in the House. The bill is now slated to go to the Senate Rules Committee.
Bill To Change "Stand Your Ground" Law Shot DownA measure that would have changed the state's contentious "stand your ground" law may has been shot down by the House Criminal Justice subcommittee.
Battle Continues Over Doctor-Patient Gun LawRaising concerns about First Amendment rights and public health, opponents of a controversial Florida law aimed at restricting doctors from asking questions about patients' gun ownership have asked a full federal appeals court to take up the issu
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.
NASCAR Backs Moves On Confederate FlagOne of the most popular sports in the United States is supporting the call for change in South Carolina in the wake of the Charleston church massacre.
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.
Senate Holsters University Gun ProposalThe 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.
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.