A Miami-area Uber driver has sued the popular ride-share company claiming its firearms policy violates his right to self-defense under Florida law. Jose Mejia, 28, is a concealed-carry license holder who became an Uber driver in March 2016. But in 2015, the company banned guns in cars after an Uber driver shot and wounded a... [Read More]
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Undeterred by recent legislative setbacks, State Sen. Greg Steube has reintroduced legislation intended to boost gun rights and public safety in Florida. In mid-August, Steube filed Senate Bills 120, 134, 148, and 152 for the Legislature’s 2018 session. The first three mirror gun rights bills Steube filed in 2017, but they got no traction. “It’s... [Read More]
In a defeat for the gun-rights group Florida Carry Inc., the state Supreme Court on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, declined to take up a dispute about whether guns should be allowed in the University of Florida housing. Last October, the 1st District Court of Appeal upheld a ban on firearms in residence halls and other... [Read More]
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