New FL Ag Commissioner Nikki Freid Wants CCW Authority Moved to Dept. of Law Enforcement. NRA is Pushing for a Different Move

Florida Democrat Nikki Fried, the Commissioner-elect of the Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, wants to move the concealed weapons permit system from her agency to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as part of “reforming” the concealed carry permitting system. But Marion Hammer, NRA’s former President and current lobbyist in the Sunshine State, wants […]

Florida’s Election Results From a Gun Rights Perspective

Today has been a stomach churning election in the Sunshine State. With Republican candidate Ron DeSantis’ early election lead over Democrat candidate Andrew Gillum evaporating over the weekend, it became a neck-and-neck race with Democrats holding a .3% polling lead over Republicans for the gubernatorial seat as the voting booths opened this morning. The race […]

Florida League of Prosecutors Files Lawsuit to Declare Stand Your Ground Unconstitutional.

Florida’s League of Prosecutors (“the lifeline of the judicial community”), an organization that claims to closely monitor issues that affect legal professionals and the judiciary in South Florida and across the country has filed a lawsuit to declare the state’s stand your ground law unconstitutional. In court documents released to the Miami Herald . . . [The League] […]

Anti-Gun Orgs Dumping Millions Into Florida Elections

With the election less than two weeks away, Everytown for Gun Safety, Michael Bloomberg’s wholly-owned AstroTurfed “gun safety” operation, has told the Miami Herald that it’s throwing a total of $3.8 million behind Democrat candidates running for cabinet seats. And $1.8 million alone has been dumped into the campaigns of Agriculture Commissioner candidate Nikki Fried Attorney […]

As Hurricane Michael Nears, Here are the Applicable Florida Emergency Gun Laws

With Hurricane Michael bearing down, Governor Scott has declared a state of emergency for 26 Florida panhandle counties via Executive Order 18-276. If a mandatory evacuation order is issued, residents in the affected counties can carry concealed firearms without a CCW permit in accordance with Florida Statute 790.01 Unlicensed carrying of concealed weapons or concealed […]

Florida Sen. Bill Galvano Sold Out Second Amendment Rights for $200,000

In an email blast from Marion Hammer, Florida’s current National Rifle Association lobbyist and former NRA president, the NRA-ILA is blasting incoming Florida Republican Senate president Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 donation to his Innovate Florida political action committee from Everytown for Gun Safety. That’s the civilian disarmament operation owned, operated and funded by former New […]

Florida Gun Owners Have Until September 30 to Get Rid of Their Bump Stocks

Effective October 1, any Floridian in possession of a bump fire stock or similar accessory commits a third degree felony thanks to the capitulation of Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Republican Party. §790.222 Bump-fire stocks prohibited — A person may not import into this state or transfer, distribute, sell, keep for sale, offer for sale, possess, or give to another person a […]