BREAKING: Florida Dems failed to force special session on ‘gun violence’

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Democratic lawmakers in Florida failed to achieve enough votes to force a special legislative session to consider “gun violence.” The lawmakers failed to achieve the mandatory super-majority of 60%, according to the Florida Secretary

By |2022-07-09T16:50:18+00:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Armed American Radio celebrates 13 years

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Today marks the 13th anniversary of the nationally syndicated Armed American Radio program. What began as a one-hour show, heard in Atlanta, Georgia on April 26th, 2009 now airs for 3 hours on hundreds

Florida’s path to constitutional carry – what has to happen now

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Late last month, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a formal proclamation calling the legislature back to Tallahassee for a special session. As of today, constitutional carry is not scheduled to be heard. Florida law

By |2022-07-09T15:56:31+00:00April 10th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

BREAKING: Florida Gov. DeSantis has called a special session to include Constitutional Carry

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday he has called a special legislative session to be held next month, during which lawmakers could bring up other legislative issues, including constitutional carry. “I would love to have property insurance, I would love to have data privacy, I would love to have constitutional carry,” DeSantis said Tuesday. “I

By |2022-06-22T04:13:18+00:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Florida congressional candidate wants to abolish the ATF

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Recent revelations that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was maintaining and possibly even digitizing a list of more than 1 billion firearm transactions stretching back for decades galvanized Martin Hyde into

By |2022-07-09T13:09:31+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

After killing constitutional carry, Florida’s senate president now wants to oversee concealed-carry licensing

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"](Lee's note: This email was sent by Florida Carry, Inc. I serve on their board of directors.)  Florida’s Senate President Wilton Simpson has only to snap his fingers and a constitutional-carry bill will appear

By |2022-07-09T13:05:20+00:00February 5th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Florida bill legalizing theft of food changed, thanks to you

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]A Florida bill that would have legalized the theft of food has been altered. Florida Senate Bill 1534, which was sponsored by Sen. Jim Boyd, would have decriminalized certain types of retail theft, including

By |2022-07-09T12:54:07+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Florida is agonizingly close to achieving constitutional carry

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Every year Florida gun owners have watched our legislative sessions begin and end with barely a mention of the gold standard of gun rights – constitutional carry. Every year we’ve sullenly said to ourselves

By |2022-07-09T12:50:26+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

An open letter to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]Lee's note: This open letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis is from the Board of Directors of Florida Carry, Inc., of which I am a member. “We support constitutional carry statutes and salute the states

By |2022-07-09T04:20:45+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Guest column|Tags: , , , |

OOPS! Florida gun-banner Nikki Fried forgot to report her lobbying income for a couple years

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="4.16" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="4.16" custom_padding="|||" global_colors_info="{}" custom_padding__hover="|||"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" _builder_version="4.16" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" global_colors_info="{}"]A Florida ethics panel announced Wednesday that the state's Agriculture Commissioner and Democratic candidate for governor, Nikki Fried, failed to properly report the money she made lobbying during 2017 and 2018 on financial disclosure

By |2022-07-09T03:36:12+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |
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