Florida Contemplating Open Carry Decriminalization

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Gun owners expected positive things when they elected Republican Greg Steube to the Florida state senate. Senator Steube has rewarded their fair by introducing a number of gun law reform…

Constitutional Carry Advances in South Carolina

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Constitutional Carry is on the move in South Carolina. On March 9th, H. 3930, a passed the Judiciary Constitutional Laws Subcommittee. On 21 March, it passed the full committee by a vote…

Did Texas Open Carriers Stop An Armed Robbery? Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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There are two accounts recorded of the incident pictured above. [Link to video] It happened on 12 March, in Tyler, Texas. One account is from the eye witness who captured…

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Random Thoughts About Denny’s Dallas 30.07 ‘No Open Carry’ Signs

On a Saturday morning in Dallas, Texas, my daughter and I decided to eat breakfast at a nearby Denny’s. On the way in, I noticed the restaurant had posted a 30.07…

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Arkansas Campus Carry Bill Signed Into Law

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (above), a Republican, signed into law today a bill allowing licensees to carry concealed handguns for personal protection on college campuses, taverns, and the State Capitol building….

Report: Dearborn Cops Tracked Open Carriers Via Social Media Before Police Station Arrests

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Reader John Dingell III writes: There has been an interesting development in the case of two individuals who were arrested for open carry in the anteroom of the Dearborn, Michigan…

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Florida Supreme Court Affirms Open Carry Ban

In the matter of Dale Lee Norman v. State of Florida, a divided Florida Supreme Court affirmed the Sunshine State’s general ban on the open carry of firearms, even by…

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Course Review: Rick’s Firearm Academy Michigan CPL Class

The rain was coming down in buckets that Saturday afternoon. A good thing, given that all of southeast Michigan was in a drought at the time. Still, it curtailed most…

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Rumors of Florida Open Carry Law’s Death Have Been (Slightly) Exaggerated

Our reader on the ground in the Sunshine State reports: Like Westley in The Princess Bride, Florida’s open carry bill currently in the Senate judiciary committee, SB-140, is only mostly…

Sen. Anitere Flores Opposes SB140, Florida Open Carry is Dead. Again

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Our correspondent on the ground in Florida writes: Florida Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Greg Steube needs all five Republican votes for Senate Bill 140, which would legalize open carry, to…

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Update: Florida Open Carry On Life Support

Earlier today we ran a post from a reader regarding the legislative bottleneck holding up Florida Senate Bill 140 which would legalize open carry in the Sunshine state. That reader…

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BREAKING: Florida Open Carry Dead?

A TTAG reader who wishes to remain anonymous writes: I just got off the phone with Senator Greg Steube’s office. Tomorrow is the Judiciary Committee meeting. The open carry bill, SB…