Bullet

Category: Gun Laws

The Second Amendment – A Second Class Right No Longer!

September 21, 2022

The Second Amendment is not a second class right. The Supreme Court announced that in the landmark Bruen decision (Read our blog on Bruen) and now a federal judge in Texas has applied this pronouncement in another gun case. On, September 19, 2021, a federal judge in Texas ruled that based on the recent U.S….

Pistol Braces are Next on the ATFs Attack List

September 06, 2022

ATF’s Amnesty Period As many of you are already aware the ATF and the Biden Administration have their sights set on the very popular Pistol Brace Stabilizer. It is estimated that between 20 to 40 million people own a pistol brace.  The Pistol Brace Stabilizer was created to help those with disabilities obtain better accuracy…

What affect does a withhold of adjudication have on your gun rights?

September 01, 2022

In Florida, judges have authority pursuant to Florida Statute § 948.01 to “withhold adjudication” of guilt, even in most felony cases, and place the offender on probation. “If the defendant successfully completes his probation, he is not a convicted person but if the probation is violated the court may then adjudicate and sentence.” United States…

Trigger Modifications and Florida Law

August 29, 2022

Trigger modifications of all sorts may be illegal under Florida law. On October 7, 2018, we wrote our first article about Florida’s then upcoming Bump Stock law. Click here to read that article. In it, we wrote that the new law seemed to apply to: Traditional Bump StocksCrank fire devicesBinary triggersand many more commercially available conversion kits or…

ATF Rule 2021R-05 – Ghost Guns

August 26, 2022

ATF Rule 2021R-05 and Ghost Guns                ATF’s new rule targeting “ghost guns” as Privately Manufactured Firearms (PMFs) went into effect on August 24th, 2022. A ghost gun is a homemade firearm that does not have a serial number. The new rule refers to these as Privately Manufactured Firearms, and defines them as ““[a] firearm,…

Are You Protected by the Castle Doctrine Outside on Your Property?

July 29, 2022

Protection by the Castle Doctrine Outside of the Home According to an article by Click Orlando, the police in Lakeland, Florida recently arrested a man accused of entering a homeowner’s property without permission. The suspect was seen by the homeowners at the front door. The man shortly thereafter walked around to the back of the…

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…

What you don’t know, can hurt you and more lessons learned

May 31, 2022

Gun Owner Education is Key – US Law Shield Writers’ Symposium Review Fred Mastison The call went out; I was invited to attend a writer’s symposium covering the legal core of dealing with deadly encounters. U.S. Law Shield is in the process of launching its own magazine and I along with a handful of other…

Carrying a Firearm at Disney

April 08, 2022

April 8, 2022 ORLANDO’S THEME PARKS To say that we get a lot of calls about carrying a firearm at Disney or other Orlando theme parks would be a drastic understatement. These local tourist attractions are some of the most famous in the world.  However, most people do not think to look for their firearm…

Backyard Shooting Ranges

April 04, 2022

Backyard shooting ranges are very popular in Florida.  Many people have seen or heard of shooting ranges on residential property. What do you need to do to ensure you can shoot outside your own home? Backyard Shooting Ranges Can Lead to Encounters with Law Enforcement. Generally, it is a misdemeanor for any person to shoot…

Florida Legislative Update – The 2nd Amendment Under Attack

March 11, 2021

There is a link at the end of this article that will allow you to find out who your State Senators and Representatives are. Please contact them and share you opinion on these bills. The time to get involved is now! View our Webinar – Click Here Senate Bill 186 and its companion House Bill…

Important Update on Florida Law – The Use of Force!

February 12, 2021

By David S. Katz The Display of a handgun NO LONGER THE USE OF NON-DEADLY FORCE? What is considered simply the use of force in Florida is changing. Recently, due to courtroom interpretations of an amendment to Florida law, actions that were at one time clearly legal under Florida law are now questionable. All gun…

  • U.S. LawShield
  • NRA Badge
  • FSSA Badge
  • American Council of Second Amendment Lawyers
  • Florida Carry
  • Super Lawyers Since 2013
  • Florida Gun Law: Armed and Educated 4th Edition
  • NRA Range Safety Officer
  • NRA Instructor
  • JPFO
  • U.S. Business News Legal Elite Words
  • Firearm Policy Coalition
  • Second Amendment Foundation

Get in touch

Bullet

"*" indicates required fields

Copyright © 2022 The Firearm Firm All rights reserved.