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Email insight: Open Carry opponents praise Florida Sheriffs compromise proposal

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As Florida lawmakers once again consider a proposal to allow open carry of firearms, opponents, including the League of Women Voters Florida, argue that if passed, such a law would devastate the state’s biggest industry: tourism. There’s a compromise solution, though, says Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner of MomsRising.org, a grassroots organization that seeks economic security for all American families. That’s why she supports a proposal from the Florida Sheriffs Association called the “Inadvertent Carry” Amendment. “Legislative proposals in Florida that would allow…

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