Tag: second amendment

Frank Miele: Why Uvalde Doesn’t Justify Gun Control

The deaths of 21 people, including 19 children, at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, are a nightmare that I can’t even fathom. It is pure evil. Yet millions of Americans seem prepared to accept...
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Matt Gaetz Introduces National Stand Your Ground Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., introduced the “National Stand Your Ground Act.” Gaetz filed the legislation, which will “codify Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground' law at the federal level, abolishing the duty of retreat...

Florida Democrats May Find Gun Control Will Hurt Them in 2022

In January, the Florida Legislature will begin its regular session--and Second Amendment issues will be front and center. Currently, there are more than a dozen legislative items dealing with gun rights and 10 out of...

Rogan O’Handley: Floridians Should be More Skeptical than Anyone of Biden’s Gun Control Plan

It was here in Florida, after all, that modern concealed carry regulations began in 1987. The same lies and misconceptions that Joe Biden’s people are trotting out to support a radical gun control agenda were weaponized to stigmatize this state as we decided to allow ordinary citizens to apply for a permit and exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms for their personal defense.

Florida Congressmen Urge Donald Trump to Have VA Respect Veterans’ Second Amendment Rights

U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., a veteran of the Army and currently a member of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, helped lead a letter signed by more than 20 Republicans to President Donald Trump calling on him to make sure the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) does not infringe on Second Amendment rights. 

Greg Steube Wants ATF to Speed Up Investigating Applicants for Suppressors

Last week, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., introduced the “End the Normalized Delay of Suppressors (ENDS) Act.” Steube’s proposal would create a 90-day review period for ATF to review and investigate applications for suppressors.
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Florida Conservatives Puzzled Over Gun Control Proposal From GOP State Senate Leadership

In the first week of the current legislative session, with the support of the GOP leadership, the Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee unanimously backed a proposal that raised concerns from Second Amendment supporters.

Republicans Hope to Defeat Geri Thompson, Flip Central Florida State House Seat

The GOP lost the seat to former state Sen. Geri Thompson who returned to the Florida House with her win last year.