mauserme Posted January 31, 2023 at 12:43 PM Share Posted January 31, 2023 at 12:43 PM https://www.foxnews.com/us/florida-bill-could-gun-owners-huge-win-us-constitutional-carry-majority-country Florida bill could hand gun owners huge win, make the US a constitutional carry-majority country By Emma Colton | Fox News Florida lawmakers introduced legislation on Monday to allow people to carry a concealed firearm without having to get a government-issued permit – a move that could make the majority of U.S. states permitless-carry territory. "Our right to bear arms, of course, is enshrined in the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution," Republican state Rep. Chuck Brannan said during a press conference in Tallahassee. "The bill that I will file later today continues to advance Second Amendment freedoms through legislation known as ‘constitutional carry.’" ... The bill would allow lawful gun owners in the state to carry without asking the government for a permit and without paying a fee. Those who wish to still obtain a permit can do so if the bill becomes law. The bill would also not change who can and cannot carry a firearm. There are currently 25 states that have constitutional carry or permitless carry laws on the books, meaning Florida could tip the U.S. into becoming a constitutional carry-majority nation. ... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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