Tag: 2nd Amendment
Miguel de la O orders mask-wearing in his courtroom, the first felony in-peron trial in Miami-Dade since the pandemic. Image via AP.

Ryan RayJanuary 21, 2016

A bill to outlaw discharging a firearm in more residential areas was advanced Thursday in the state Senate. In Capitol-speak, the proposal was considered and rolled over for third reading, meaning it is set for a final vote before the chamber as soon as next week. Senate Bill 130 by Naples Sen. Garrett Richter prohibits firing a gun […]

Ryan RayJanuary 5, 2016

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson came out in support of President Barack Obama‘s vow to take action on gun control Tuesday. The president, in a national address, said he will move on his own to take executive action to restrict access to firearms, closing the so-called “gun-show loophole” that he says allows devious would-be gun buyers to avoid background checks […]

Drew WilsonDecember 14, 2015

Pompano Beach Democratic Rep. Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed filed a bill Friday that would change some of the rules on concealed weapons permits in Florida. HB 935 would require concealed weapons permit holders to tell first responders they have a concealed weapon and present their license and identification. Current law doesn’t require permit holders to tell police they are carrying […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 14, 2015

State Rep. Matt Gaetz is leading the latest attempt to pass an “open carry” gun law in Florida. The Shalimar Republican filed HB 163 on Monday; in part, the bill would allow a person licensed to carry a concealed firearm or weapon to “also openly carry such firearm or weapon.” In a Facebook post in […]

Ryan RayJanuary 23, 2015

The Florida House is poised to again consider legislation allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons without a license to do so during state-declared states of emergency. Fort Myers state Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen has filed a House companion bill to St. Pete state Sen. Jeff Brandes’ SB 290, filed earlier this month. A similar bill […]


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