Measures to that could bring campus carry, open carry, and improvements to the state’s laws on mandatory minimums and personal shooting ranges found approval.
“I bet this criminal thinks twice before taking on a U.S. Veteran again!” the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office noted on their Facebook page.
The sweeping proposed changes include a nearly one month potential waiting period, universal background checks on transfers, proof of training and mandatory gun lock use.
The suspect put a knife to the woman’s throat and forced her into her car before she grabbed her gun and shot him.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a new ordinance that would require anyone in the city, except police, who leave a gun in a vehicle to secure it first.
A teacher was apparently uncomfortable with the idea of having a uniformed officer – and his service pistol – in the classroom and asked he be removed.
The proposal in the Republican-controlled state Senate came down to a stalemate after defections by GOP lawmakers that allowed Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam to cast the deciding vote.
When the deputy confronted the man, who was later found to be intoxicated with a child in the car, he became combative and reached for the deputy’s gun.
The final approval hearing to settle a class action suit against Taurus International has been postponed, pushing the inevitable recall of defective handguns by at least six months.
Despite vehement opposition from Democrats and static from law enforcement lobby groups, a measure to bring open carry to the Sunshine State is on its way to the House floor.