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Open Carry of Firearms

Sunday, May 17, 2015

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The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States discusses the right to bear arms. The right to bear arms is a very controversial subject and garners various interpretations. There are staunch supporters that say it guarantees the right for Americans to have guns without much regulation, and there are those who say it […]

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Florida’s Gun Laws

Sunday, May 20, 2012

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The recent scrutiny of Florida’s Stand Your Ground laws and the Castle Doctrine caused Florida‘s gun laws to make national headlines.      Many were shocked to learn the ins and outs of Florida’s gun laws. Florida has recently been called a “liberal” gun state or too lax in its standards for gun ownership. There is […]

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How Do You Purchase a Gun in Florida?

Thursday, February 9, 2012

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Florida’s gun laws are fairly lenient. However, there are some rules every licensed gun dealer must follow. All purchasers must be over the age of 18 or have verified permission of their parents. The state of Florida also requires a background check of the purchaser, but does not require permits or registrations. Florida’s background check […]

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City and County Gun Laws are Illegal in the State of Florida

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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City and county gun laws have been illegal in Florida since 1987 because of the Firearms Preemption law (or the Joe Carlucci Uniform Firearms Act). But, new Florida House Bill 45 (formerly Senate Bill 402) firmly reasserts state gun regulations. What does this new bill entail? It is pretty long, so here is the link […]

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