Carry Laws

Protect Yourself When Going Out To Party!

August 02, 2022

ORLANDO’S MASS SHOOTING ON WALL STREET According to a recent story in the Miami Herald, around 2:00a.m., this past Sunday, July 31, 2022, patrons of the bars and restaurants located on Wall Street in downtown Orlando found themselves running for cover as a man opened fire into the crowds after a large fight had broken…

Congress Passes Gun Legislation – President Biden Signs It Into Law. How Does It Impact Florida Residents?

June 24, 2022

Updated June 25, 2022 President Biden signed the Safe Communities Act into law just before 9:00 am on Saturday, June 25, 2022. This Bipartisan Gun Control act is now law. Congress passes gun legislation the day after the United States Supreme Court released a landmark decision expanding firearms rights for all Americans. Congress passed the…

Can I Carry My Firearm in New York after SCOTUS ruling?

June 24, 2022

The laws governing carrying a firearm in New York have not changed for out of state residents. After yesterdays landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen, we are getting inundated with emails, texts and phone calls from Floridians asking, “Can I now carry my concealed firearm…

NY Carry Law Unconstitutional- Huge win for 2A

June 23, 2022

United States Supreme Court finds New York Carry Law Unconstitutional “The Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to possess and carry weapons in case of confrontation. . .” On June 23, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled as unconstitutional New York’s requirement that a person show “proper cause” in order to possess…

Byrna Launchers and Other Pepper Ball Guns

May 13, 2022

Responsible Florida gun owners know that you must have a CWFL to carry a firearm concealed in most situations. However, it is not quite as clear whether you need a CWFL to carry certain other weapons. (See What Weapons are Covered Under Florida’s CWFL? for more information). For example, a CWFL is not needed to…

Carrying a Firearm in an RV

May 03, 2022

Recreational Vehicles, Trailers, and Travelling with Firearms What are the laws for carrying a firearm in an RV? As summer approaches, there are many families who will be hitting the road in their RVs and trailers. The laws regarding carrying a firearm are different for vehicles and homes. Many responsible gun owners call us asking…

Carrying a Firearm in a Car with a CWFL!

April 21, 2022

Concealed is Key Carrying a firearm in a car is perfectly legal whether or not you have a valid Florida Concealed Weapon or Firearm License (CWFL). In previous article we have written about carrying a firearm in a car without a CWFL, so today we will focus on those who have a CWFL. Anyone who…

Constitutional Carry Coming to Florida?

March 30, 2022

Could Constitutional Carry be coming to Florida?  If Governor Ron DeSantis has his way, it seems the answer is yes.  Constitutional Carry is also known as permitless or Vermont Carry, and allows anyone who can lawfully possess a firearm to carry one without any licensing or permitting requirement.  Yesterday, Governor DeSantis called on the Florida Legislature to meet in special session to finish business left incomplete during the latest regular legislative session.

Church Carry Bill Signed Into Law

June 30, 2021

Florida’s new “Church Carry” Bill allows those with a Concealed Weapon and Firearm License to protect themselves, their families and fellow parishioners from deadly attack while at church or other religious services. Church Carry and the carrying of firearms onto the property of religious institutions is now legal in Florida. Today, June 30, 2021, Florida…

Florida’s Preemption Law Under Attack

January 27, 2021

Earlier this year, two bills were filed in the Florida Legislature that will wreak havoc in our State should they become law.  These bills, Senate Bill 672 filed by Senator Annette Taddeo and the companion bill filed in the State House, House Bill 6033 by Representative Dan Daley, seek to turn the clock back 34…

New Year’s Eve, Drinking, and Firearms

December 15, 2020

Drinking and firearms don’t mix! Let’s start with the fact that drinking and firearms can be a lethal combination. Understand, we are not recommending you consume alcohol or intoxicating drugs and carry a firearm. We are telling you what the law allows and what it does not. In many states, you may not possess a…

Flying With Firearms

December 05, 2020

With the holiday season underway, it is important to know the law if you will be flying with a firearm and/or ammunition.  All Firearms MUST Be In Your Checked Baggage All firearms MUST be in your checked baggage.  Firearms are not permitted in any carry-on baggage. You cannot bring a firearm, even unloaded on to…

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