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Can I give a gun as a gift?

December 14, 2020

Updated August 31, 2022 It is perfectly legal to give a gun as a gift, but depending on where you live and where the receiver of the gift lives, it can be complicated.  Many gun stores sell gift cards that can be given instead of gifting an actual firearm.  This is a far less complicated…

ATF’s Attack on the Honey Badger Pistol

October 13, 2020

It appears once again, that the ATF cannot make up its mind when it comes to what is and is not a short barrel rifle. ATF’s most recent attack on the popular Honey Badger Pistol manufactured by Q, LLC (“Q”), is another example of their ability to infringe on the Second Amendment without regulations by…

Social Media Posts In Court

February 25, 2019

Social Media Posts Can be Used Against You in Court Yes, you read that right, social media posts can be used against you in court.  Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, the list goes on and on.  Your text messages, comments, and photos, are admissible in court.  Posts you thought were deleted can be found.  All of…

No Gun Sign – Now What?

February 15, 2019

Are “No Gun” Signs Enforceable? Walking up to your favorite restaurant you see a new, “No Guns Allowed” sign.  What do you do now?  You have several choices: Find a new favorite restaurant. Go back to your car and leave your gun in it. Ignore the “No Gun” sign and proceed into the establishment. In…

Can I Shoot a Dog Attacking My Dog

February 14, 2019

Can I shoot a Dog Attacking my Dog? The Expert Firearm Attorneys at The Firearm Firm speak at gun law seminars throughout the State of Florida.  Pet owning attendees frequently ask, “Can I shoot a dog that is attacking my dog?”  In a previous blog post, we discussed your rights if you are being attacked…

Can You Shoot An Attacking Dog Or Other Animal?

February 05, 2019

Last night, I had the privilege of assisting a U.S. LawShield member who was confronted with an attacking pit bull.  Unfortunately, no law in Florida allows a person to shoot an attacking dog in defense of human life or injury.  The victim fired a single shot at the dog killing it, as it charged toward…

Can You Carry a Firearm On A Motorcycle?

January 25, 2019

You Can Carry a Firearm on a Motorcycle Just Like Any Other Vehicle Florida is known for its beautiful weather and stunning beaches.  Therefore, it is no surprise that Florida residents hit the roads on their motorcycles to explore the sunshine state. Further, Daytona Beach, Florida hosts two nationally renowned motorcycle events each year.  Both…

Can Firearms Be Shipped Through the U.S. Mail?

January 23, 2019

Update August 31, 2022 Can firearms be shipped through the U.S. Mail (USPS)? Some firearms can be shipped through the U.S. mail.  Whether certain firearms can be shipped through the U.S. mail depends on what type of firearms they are.  Simply, long guns: yes;  handguns: no.  However, under federal law, a non-licensed individual may not…

Can You Have Both a CWFL and Medical Marijuana Card

January 07, 2019

Nikki Fried Interviewed on The Marijuana Solution A week before being sworn in as Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner, Nikki Fried, appeared on The Marijuana Solution’s podcast.  In the interview, Commissioner Fried stated that under Florida law a person with a Medical Marijuana card could apply for and receive a Concealed Weapon or Firearm License (CWFL).  Further,…

What Kind Of Ammunition is Illegal in Florida?

January 02, 2019

By David S. Katz Florida Statute §790.31 defines armor-piercing ammunition as well as other types of ammunition which are illegal under Florida law.  The following types of ammunition are illegal in Florida: armor-piercing, exploding ammunition, dragon’s breath shotgun shells, bolo shells, or flechette shells. These types of ammunition are defined in Florida Statute §790.31(1) as:…

Gifting A Firearm To A Person Under 21 Years Old

December 24, 2018

By Christine Vazquez With the holidays just around the corner, you may be wondering how you can gift a firearm to a minor (child). Gifting a firearm in Florida is a relatively simple process. However, when the beneficiary of your gift is a minor, certain nuances apply. In Florida, the legal age to purchase a…

Gifting (or selling) a Firearm Across State Lines

December 22, 2018

By Danielle Wall Birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, graduations, other special occasions, or just because you want a loved one to be able to protect themselves, here is what you need to know about gifting a firearm across state lines. The transfer of a firearm across state lines must be done through a Federal Firearm Licensee (FFL)…


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