concealed weapons permit http://blog.wlrn.org en Lawmakers Consider Bills To Allow Guns On School Campuses http://blog.wlrn.org/post/lawmakers-consider-bills-allow-guns-school-campuses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An effort to </span><a href="http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Bills/billsdetail.aspx?BillId=51873" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">bring guns to school campuses</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is moving through the Florida Legislature.</span></p><p>The bill sponsors say this isn’t such a far-fetched idea - eight states allow people with concealed-carry permits to bring guns to school.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:40:10 +0000 Gina Jordan 29351 at http://blog.wlrn.org Lawmakers Consider Bills To Allow Guns On School Campuses Appeals Court: Union Leader Can Take Gun To Work http://blog.wlrn.org/post/appeals-court-union-leader-can-take-gun-work <p>An appeals court says a South Florida union leader <em>can</em> have a gun at work, even without a concealed-weapons permit.</p><p>This case revolves around whether a union is considered a “place of business.”</p><p>State law allows people to have guns at work even if they don’t have a permit.</p><p>But Torrence Little was arrested anyway.</p><p>In June of 2011, someone reported a man with a gun in a union hall parking lot in Ft. Lauderdale.</p><p>Little had a gun in his waistband under his shirt. Police took him into custody on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Gina Jordan 7566 at http://blog.wlrn.org Appeals Court: Union Leader Can Take Gun To Work Over 1 Million Concealed Weapons Permits in Florida: Do You Feel Safer? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/over-1-million-concealed-weapons-permits-florida-do-you-feel-safer <p>The coincidence of two recent events has brought the issue of gun ownership to the forefront in Florida: the state has issued its <a href="http://flcourier.com/2012/12/20/no-1-in-gun-licenses/">1 millionth active concealed weapon permit</a>, the highest of any state, and the shooting of 20 first graders in Newtown, Conn.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:18:21 +0000 Elaine Chen 6606 at http://blog.wlrn.org Over 1 Million Concealed Weapons Permits in Florida: Do You Feel Safer?