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Informative Articles, New Letters and Op-Ed's from Florida

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Below are various links to articles, blogs and opinion editorials from within Florida that you will find very informative. 

May 24, 2012      Neither racism nor guns is the problem by Rod Thomson, Editor-at-Large,


May 23, 2012      Republican Party of Sarasota Poll Results – Do You Support or Oppose Florida’s “Stand-Your-Ground” Self-Defense Law?


May 10, 2012       “Stand Your Ground” by Jayer Williamson, North Santa Rosa


May 3, 2012         Governor Scott shoots down Tampa’s request to ban guns outside GOP convention Tampa Bay Times

                                Mayor Buckhorn’s letter can be viewed here.

                                Governor Scott’s response letter can be viewed here.

May 1, 2012          Viewpoint: Standing up for “Stand your Ground” Law, OpEd by incoming 
Senate President, Sen. Don Gaetz and Representative Matt Gaetz 

April 27, 2012      Don’t diminish right of self-defense, by Will Weatherford special editorial to 
the Tampa Bay Times – Representative Weather is the incoming Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives

April 27, 2012      Marion Hammer fires back at anti-NRA piece in the New York Times,  The Buzz f
rom the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

April 15, 2012      NRA’s Marion Hammer stands her ground by Ann O’Neill, CNN

April 13, 2012      “The Castle Doctrine” and “Stand Your Ground” by John Corson

March 26, 2012    Gutsy Reminder From Democrat Rod Smith: “Stand your Ground” was Bipartisan by Nancy Smith, Sunshine State News

March 25, 2012    NRA ready to stand its ground over Stand Your Ground by columnist Marc C
aputo, The Miami Herald




Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Appropriations Act Signed Into Law With Important Pro-Second Amendment Provisions

On Wednesday, November 25, the President signed S. 1356, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 into law. Included in the bill were some very important pro-gun provisions that represent the culmination of long-term efforts by ...

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered ...


Friday, May 15, 2015

Obama Administration Opposes CMP Handgun Sales

The House of Representatives has approved Congressman Mike D. Rogers’ amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, which—if accepted in ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

“F” Stands for Fail: Gun Turn-in Event Nets a Stack of Paper Pledges and Some Surplus Sporting Goods

Recently, we reported on Hillary Clinton’s praise for local firearm “buyback” events and her view that forcing Americans to participate ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Anti-gun Politicians, Media Exploit Paris Attacks in “Terrorist Gap” Rehash

The Paris terrorist attacks were not easily pinned on America’s supposedly lax gun laws or the NRA, but ...


Friday, November 20, 2015

Brussels Pushes Gun Control in Wake of Paris Attacks

On November 18, the European Commission expedited a plan to overhaul the European Union’s already restrictive gun control laws. The ...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Michigan: Governor Snyder Signs Firearm Inheritance Protection Act

Today, November 24, Governor Rick Snyder (R) signed Senate Bills 225 and 226.

Washington Times  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

White House to GOP: Worry about gun control

The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government’s terrorist watch list.


Friday, November 20, 2015

Overwhelming 81 Percent of Current and Former Military have Unfavorable View of Clinton

More bad news for Hillary Clinton. Coming off the heels of survey results that found the former Secretary ...


Friday, November 27, 2015

President Obama Signs NRA-Backed Measures into Law

President Barack Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). It includes several NRA-backed provisions -- expanding gun rights on stateside military bases; prohibiting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from banning traditional ammunition; and saving taxpayer dollars ...


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.