Senator Nelson from Florida has filed a restrictive bill that would stifle innovation and experimentation, without impacting terrorists or criminals. Interestingly, a complete exemption would be included for the U.S. government and agencies. The bill is titled the “Undetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2017.”
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Gun owners and shooting enthusiasts are looking forward to the next President in hopes of a friendlier Executive Branch when it comes to matters of the Second Amendment. For maximum effectiveness, the President needs the support of the Legislative Branch and to that effort, a group of U.S. Representatives, led by Congressman Thomas Massie, launched the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus.
A good samaritan saw an assault on a police officer and decided to intervene. He approached the fight, drew his firearm—which he legally possessed—and ordered the suspect to stop what he was doing multiple times. When the suspect didn’t, the good samaritan shot three times, resulting in the death of the suspect. Was this good samaritan justified or guilty of a crime?
Donald Trump won the election, which has allowed many to conclude that the Second Amendment dodged an anti-gun bullet. You may agree or disagree, but one thing is for sure, the anti gunners have not given up their agenda—in the United States and across the pond. In a recent article published by the NRA, the Journal of the American Medical Association’s (JAMA) takes aim at Florida’s Stand Your Ground law.
In an interview reported by Sunshine State News, Sean Caranna of Florida Carry said that his group is working to bring the FASTER (Faculty/Administrator Safety Training & Emergency Response) program to Florida. Under FASTER, school officials select willing, competent, capable staff members to train with experts on school violence in armed response, crisis management, and emergency medical aid. Fortunately, A recent University of South Florida Sunshine State Survey shows that 56 percent of adult Floridians are in favor of allowing trained staff to carry firearms on school campuses.
For once, a major newspaper opted for facts over fiction when looking at the gun control debate and the statements made by major politicians. Obama versus Rubio: Who told the truth and received the Pinocchios?
The “Godfather of Stand Your Ground” in Florida—Rep. Dennis Baxley—has introduced a new bill to make the legal footing for self-defense shooters in the state even firmer. Click to read about his new bill.
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has authorized the release of details about a proposed class action settlement about alleged safety defects in certain Taurus-branded pistols. Click to see if your handgun is part of the settlement and what your next steps are.
Florida’s first black bear hunt in decades was in peril of being blocked by anti hunters until Safari Club International came to the rescue.