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Guns during states of emergency bill signed into law by Rick Scott

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Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday signed into law a bill that allows evacuees to carry concealed weapons or firearms on their body or in the car during states of emergency without a permit to do so. SB 290 would allow concealed weapons “while in the act of complying” with a mandatory evacuation order issued during a state of emergency declared by the governor or by local authorities. State Sen. Jeff Brandes‘  bill defines “in the act of complying” as the…

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