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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




Friday, July 24, 2015

Gun Control Group Would Endanger Military by Politicizing Firearm Procurement Process

As if misguided anti-gun policies that leave our fighting men and women defenseless stateside weren’t enough, some gun ...


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

President’s Column: If Gun Restrictions Were Applied To Technology, They Would Not Compute

What if computer owners were the object of Bloomberg’s lies? What would be the public reaction if the ...


Friday, July 31, 2015

Take Two Losses and Call Me in the Morning: Florida Court Again Sides With Patient Privacy, Hands Nosy Doctors Second Defeat

Anti-gun doctors may need to get their own blood pressure checked after the U.S. Court of Appeals for ...


Wednesday, July 29, 2015

NRA Thanks Alabama Attorney General for Defending Gun Rights

The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today commended Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange for upholding the Second Amendment rights of Alabamans. After reviewing and investigating complaints from citizens about state and local ...


Saturday, July 18, 2015

Obama's Social Security Administration to Strip Millions of Americans of their Right to Keep and Bear Arms

As the L.A. Times reported on July 18, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is currently developing a program to ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Florida Alert! Appeals Court UPHOLDS NRA Supported "Docs vs. Glocks" Gun Law

In 2011, at the urging of the NRA and Unified Sportsmen of Florida, the Florida Legislature passed  HB-155 ...


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

NRA Applauds Congressman Johnson for Swift Action on Social Security Gun Grab

The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) lauded Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), Chairman of the House Ways ...

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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 ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

North Carolina: Pro-Gun Omnibus Bill Passes Senate on Bipartisan Vote, Goes to Governor McCrory for Signature

Yesterday, the North Carolina State Senate passed House Bill 562, the NRA-backed omnibus pro-gun reform bill on a bipartisan vote ...

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Washington: USFS Hosting Meeting August 4 to Discuss Recreational Shooting in Snoqualmie Ranger District

The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled a second meeting to discuss recreational shooting in the Snoqualmie Ranger District ...


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.