Tallahassee, Florida – State lawmakers will begin considering a bill Monday that would allow Florida residents to carry concealed weapons without a permit.
To carry a concealed weapon, someone in Florida must apply for a license and pass a criminal background check.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Consumer Services, more than 2.5 million people had hidden weapons permits as of the end of last year.
This measure eliminates the need to obtain a permit, but concealed carriers must also “carry valid identification” and present that identification to law enforcement upon request.
The proposed law also makes an exception that the ban on carrying guns in schools and sporting events will continue to apply.
Florida joins 25 other states that do not require a permit to carry a concealed firearm in public.
Republicans say it’s an effort to cut down on the red tape that allows law-abiding citizens to carry firearms for protection.
Democrats believe the proposal would provide training that accompanies getting permit training to educate gun owners about when it is appropriate to use weapons for protection and when it is not, and how to properly maintain and store weapons. He criticized the deletion of elements.
Gun-related attacks are on the rise in states that have eased hidden cell phone restrictions, according to a study.
Last year, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the average rate of assaults with firearms increased by nearly 10% in the 36 states that relaxed concealed carry laws.
Also, while some politicians have described the policy as “constitutional carry,” this is just a political term, implying that this policy is the only fair interpretation of the U.S. Constitution. It is also important to note .
There is no clear consensus on what rights or limitations the Second Amendment actually protects in this area.
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