Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Second Amendment Foundation

Unpermitted Florida gun owners get exemption for hurricanes

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Florida gun owners who don’t have a concealed weapons permit can now take their firearms with them while fleeing a hurricane. Not that it’s been a big problem in Florida in the past. No one can cite an example of a gun owner being arrested while evacuating ahead of a hurricane, but lawmakers didn’t want what happened in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago happening here. New Orleans Police confiscated hundreds of guns from people’s homes and from…

Keep Reading

Go to Top