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 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: , , , , |

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 Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried using confidential gun-owner data in campaign against Gov. Ron DeSantis

In a one-of-a-kind system unknown in other states, Florida’s wildly popular Concealed Weapon or Firearm Licensing program is overseen by the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture, in this case Nikki Fried. Florida’s licensing division, which to date has issued more than 2.4 million CWFLs, is subordinate to Fried’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. State

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs ‘church carry’ bill into law

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed HB-259, which is known as the “Church Carry” bill, into law. The bill was strongly supported by Florida Carry and the National Rifle Association. It allows concealed carry licensees to carry concealed firearms in churches, synagogues and other houses of worship, unless they’re specifically told not to by

By |2021-07-01T17:48:13+00:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |
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