Armed American Radio celebrates 13 years

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 of radio stations across America. From the nation's largest radio markets to the heartland and beyond, AAR boasts listeners around

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

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 is very specific about what can and cannot be considered during a special session. It’s not a free-for-all where a

By |2022-04-10T16:56:22+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

By |2022-03-29T18:06:42+00:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Florida congressional candidate wants to abolish the ATF

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 action. Born an Englishman but a U.S. citizen since 2006, Hyde knew the danger such lists pose. He’d seen how

By |2022-02-14T21:27:37+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

(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 on Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk – a bill DeSantis has already promised he would sign. It’s that simple. Instead, Simpson,

By |2022-02-14T21:49:17+00:00February 5th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Florida bill legalizing theft of food changed, thanks to you

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 food. After we told you about Boyd’s plans the bill was quietly changed. “A person’s theft of one or more

By |2022-01-27T20:28:33+00:00January 27th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

Florida is agonizingly close to achieving constitutional carry

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 maybe next session, or we’ll need to primary some of the opponents. Every year the politicians responsible have skedaddled out

By |2022-01-24T14:42:35+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |

An open letter to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

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 that have passed them.” – Republican National Committee Platform Governor DeSantis, Frankly sir, we're tired of waiting. We're tired of

By |2022-01-13T12:38:47+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Guest column|Tags: , , , |

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

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 forms, according to a story from the Associated Press. A spokesperson for Fried’s campaign said the allegations were baseless and

By |2021-12-09T15:22:04+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis creating his own well-regulated militia

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that he wants to create the Florida State Guard – a 200-member volunteer paramilitary force that he would control – not Joe Biden – which would assist the Florida National Guard in state-specific emergencies. According to a press release, DeSantis wants to spend more than $100 million to

By |2021-12-05T20:03:05+00:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |
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