Imagine you're in a situation where you need to use your firearm, but then you realize you're in a gun-free zone. What can you do?
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]
If you hate gun-free zones, you’ll be pleased to know a new batch of state firearm laws recently went into effect in Tennessee, and one result is that more public places than ever will likely be open to concealed carry. “Public facilities across Tennessee that have posted signs prohibiting firearms will now be required to install... [Read More]
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A Michigan state representative wants to make it legal for state residents with concealed-carry permits to protect themselves in many of the current “no carry zones” throughout the state. WLNS.com reported that State Representative Beau LaFave (R-District 108) has submitted legislation to expand concealed carry to colleges, hospitals, gambling casinos, daycare centers, schools, and sports... [Read More]
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A U.S. Congressman recognizes that gun-free school zones don’t work and takes action to address the problem. On January 3, 2017, U.S. Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) Chairman of the Congressional Second Amendment Caucus this legislative session, introduced H.R. 34, the “Safe Students Act” to repeal the Gun-Free School Zones Act (GFSCA) of 1990. Currently,... [Read More]
Two pro-gun pieces of legislation, SB140 and SB128, were scheduled to be heard by the state Senate Judiciary Committee today, and the timing could not be more critical, following the tragic shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale airport in which a gunman removed a gun from his checked bag at baggage claim and began a killing spree that... [Read More]