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Man Robs Store With Fake Gun, Gets Shot By Clerk’s Real One

Man Robs Store With Fake Gun, Gets Shot By Clerk’s Real One

It’s tough to improve on that headline, isn’t it? Convicted felon Jarrell Blackmon pulled a fake gun in his attempt to rob a Pensacola, Florida convenience store. It was real enough that the clerk thought […]

Florida House Overwhelmingly Approves Campus Carry

Florida House Overwhelmingly Approves Campus Carry

The Florida House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a campus carry bill. Guns would be allowed on college campuses under a bill passed by the Florida House. The House voted 80-37 to pass the bill […]

Florida Sheriffs Back Revised Bill That Allows Concealed Carry Permit Holders To Open Carry

Florida Sheriffs Back Revised Bill That Allows Concealed Carry Permit Holders To Open Carry

Florida is one of the states in the country that prohibits their residents from open carrying their firearms. The Sunshine State is poised to consider many gun bills this session, one of which allows concealed […]

Seafood Restaurant Robber Gets Popcorn Shrimp, Bullets

Seafood Restaurant Robber Gets Popcorn Shrimp, Bullets

It’s not nice to point guns at other people, and there is a distinct possibility that if you do such a thing, they might point one back at you. A person intent on robbing a […]

Retired Police Officer Shoots Duong In Bank Robbery

Retired Police Officer Shoots Duong In Bank Robbery

A retired Jacksonville police officer was in the drive-thru of a Florida bank when he saw an armed robbery happening inside and sprang into action: A man believed to have held up the BBVA Compass […]

“Study” On Florida’s Stand Your Ground Laws Turns Out To Be 70% Fake

“Study” On Florida’s Stand Your Ground Laws Turns Out To Be 70% Fake

Occasional Bearing Arms contributor Andrew Branca, author of The Law Of Self Defense, has caught a quintet of either corrupt or incompetent sociologists attempting to pull a fast one: Last week here I wrote a […]

“Oh, [Expletive], He Has A Gun, Too.” Criminal Gets Shot By Concealed Carrier

“Oh, [Expletive], He Has A Gun, Too.” Criminal Gets Shot By Concealed Carrier

All Tyrell Owens wanted was to come home and crack open a cold beer. A career felon decided that he wanted Owens’s beer, and pointed a gun at Owens’ head. This was not appreciated by […]

Dominos Driver Delivers Bullets To Armed Robber In Jacksonville

Dominos Driver Delivers Bullets To Armed Robber In Jacksonville

A Dominos Pizza delivery driver is likely out of a job for doing something the company reviles Saturday night: he defended himself against two armed robbers with his own gun. Police say a Domino’s delivery […]

Florida Law Enforcement Opposes Open Carry, Just Not Coherently

Florida Law Enforcement Opposes Open Carry, Just Not Coherently

Florida law enforcement, you need to buy a clue. Groups representing Florida sheriffs and police officers came out this week in opposition to a controversial legislative proposal that would allow anyone with a concealed weapons […]

Open Carry, Campus Carry Reform Bills Moves Ahead In Florida

Open Carry, Campus Carry Reform Bills Moves Ahead In Florida

A pair of bills is advancing in Florida to expand the places where law-abiding concealed carry permit holders may carry their weapons, openly or concealed. Two Florida Senate committees advanced controversial proposals Tuesday that would […]