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Jim RosicaSeptember 4, 2018

A gun-rights group is again suing over Florida State University‘s guns-on-campus policy. Florida Carry sued the state university last week over its student conduct code, which was “amended” last June. It now wrongfully prohibits “the open possession of long guns, i.e. rifles and shotguns, in a vehicle unless they (are) concealed,” according to the complaint. The organization sued in Leon […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 16, 2018

A leading gun-rights activist on Friday said his group didn’t draft controversial language on concealed weapon licenses (CWLs) in a bill backed by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. It would have allowed the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services‘ Division of Licensing to issue concealed-carry permits without complete criminal background information. Putnam’s department grants permission for concealed carry in the state. Jacksonville attorney Eric Friday, […]

Jim RosicaMay 31, 2016

A plethora of high-profile matters is scheduled for argument before the Florida Supreme Court next week. The state’s justices will consider questions related to gambling, guns, capital punishment and medical malpractice. Another case involves claim bills, passed by lawmakers to pay people for injuries suffered at the hands of government or a public entity. Still two others involve attorneys […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 13, 2015

If you’re like me, you’ve heard gun control debates for decades (perhaps even since speech class in high school), and you might believe that, per Shakespeare, there is nothing new under the sun. The one on Monday evening at the University of North Florida, moderated by UNF President John Delaney, didn’t disprove the lede. It did include […]

Melissa RossOctober 5, 2015

It’s presented as the next program in the OneJax Institute’s “Civil Discourse” series. But an upcoming forum on the UNF campus called Gun Control: A Loaded Topic, could get a bit heated. The free event, moderated by UNF president and former Jacksonville mayor John Delaney, will feature both supporters and opponents of the so-called “campus carry” […]


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