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Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

Two lawmakers from Florida have filed bills which would permit people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their firearms in airport terminals. The identical bills, filed by Sen. Wilton Simpson of Trilby and Rep. Jake Raburn of Lithia, will be considered during the legislative session that starts next Tuesday. Under current law, people with concealed-weapons licenses are barred from carrying g... »

Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

Justices Unsure About Gun Ownership of a Convicted Criminal

Recently, we have seen interesting gun ownership cases pop-up all over the place. One that contrasts private ownership and prison sentences appeared in Florida, where a convicted felon, Tony Henderson, a former Border Patrol member guilty of marijuana distribution, wants to sell the 19 guns he voluntarily surrendered after being arrested. Now, under federal law, convicted felons are not allowed to... »

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

No More Gun-Free Campuses in Florida?

The current law in Florida forbids students from carrying guns when entering certain venues, most importantly when it comes to universities and colleges. Rep. Greg Steube is aiming to change that with the new HB 4005, which would allow concealed-carry with the proper license. Steub claims that gun-free campuses actually draw shooters aiming to kill, and that this could be stopped by allowing acces... »