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Republican lawmaker wants to ditch background checks for concealed-gun owners

Lake County Republican state Rep. Anthony Sabatini wants to let Floridians carry concealed guns without undergoing a background check or having any training in...

Proposal would ban guns in childcare facilities in FL

Concealed weapons are prohibited in a variety of public places in Florida, including elementary and secondary schools -- but not in childcare facilities. Trying...

The pistol strokers of the Gunshine State

Marion Hammer, gun lobbyist, worries about the children. What will happen if the voters of Florida pass a proposed constitutional amendment to ban assault...

March For Our Lives movement unveils proposals to take on gun...

The Florida students who galvanized into a national gun-control movement after their high school was the site of a mass shooting have released a...

A special legislative session on guns? Florida’s House Democratic caucus is...

(Updated) Florida legislative Democrats are calling on the Secretary of State to hold a special legislative session to consider proposals to combat gun violence.Republican...

Gun safety groups to protest at Walmart near Parkland on Saturday

A coalition of gun safety groups, including March For Our Lives, will host a rally this Saturday outside of a Walmart store in Broward...

Judge strikes down punitive gun-rights law

A Florida court has struck down a 2011 state law that threatened the state’s locally elected officials with a $5,000 fine if they passed...

Arming teachers? A measure to do just that is moving in...

Despite a room at the state Capitol packed with people urging them not to do it, lawmakers on a key state Senate committee moved...

Legislature advances proposals to let more people carry guns around schools,...

The Republican-led Legislature is advancing two proposals that would let more people have guns around schools and houses of worship.One measure would repeal a...
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FL Sen. Rick Scott opposes federal gun background check bill

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rick Scott opposes the sweeping gun control legislation that passed the U.S. House this week. “I reviewed it and I’m not going...

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