NRA-Backed Candidate Loses GOP Primary Race for Governor to Trump-Backed Opponent

As we reported last month, the National Rifle Association endorsed Lt. Governor Casey Cagle in the Peach State run for the governor’s office. But that endorsement was apparently outweighed by one from the commander-in-chief for Cagle’s opponent, Brian Kemp. Last night, Kemp defeated Cagle and it wasn’t by a small margin. The Lt. Governor even lost his […]

NRA-ILA Bump Stock Argument to ATF: Amnesty for Owners and Open the Registry

On March 29, ATF posted a notice of proposed rulemaking (Docket Number ATF2017R-22) to the federal register that would amend the existing definition of what constitutes a “machine gun” used in the enforcement of federal gun laws. The purpose is to re-classify bump stocks as NFA-regualted items. The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action […]

The Big Pro Gun Rally, July 28 at the Florida Capitol

There will be a Big Pro Gun Rally on the Florida Capitol steps in Tallahassee on July 28. The event is being organized by Jon Gutmacher, noted firearms law attorney and author of Florida Firearms Law, Use & Ownership. It’s the guide book for anything and everything firearms-related for Sunshine State gun owners. The book […]

Florida Carry Preparing Lawsuit Against City of Miami Beach Over Open Carry Detentions

After his police officers were publicly embarrassed for not knowing state law and mistreating a group of open carry activists over the weekend, Miami Beach Police Chief Daniel J. Oates, through Miami Beach police spokesman Ernesto Rodriguez, claimed to the Miami Herald that he never received prior notification, either by e-mail or regular mail, from Florida Carry […]

Miami Beach Police Detain Floridians Exercising Second Amendment Open Carry Right Protected Under State Law

This weekend, Miami Beach police officers handcuffed and detained a group of Floridians as they were exercising their Second Amendment rights in an open carry demonstration at South Pointe Pier on Sunday. In a statement the MBPD gave to WPLG Channel 10 News; Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said officers briefly […]

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