Tag Archives: guns

In The News: Superbug Kills Two, Campus Gun Bill Passes In Senate Committee, Florida Health Exchange Struggles, Officer Asks To Dismiss Charges

By and on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:43 pm

Two dead, over 170 potentially exposed in ‘superbug’ outbreak – Contaminated medical instruments are thought to be the source of a “superbug” outbreak in Los Angeles. Two patients exposed to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria have died, while 7 have been infected. […]

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NFL Player Arrested in Starke on Marijuana and Gun Charges

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 6:26 pm

Letroy Shelton Guion, Jr., who has played for the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings in the NFL, was arrested in his hometown of Starke, according to a media release from Starke Police Department.

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Target Range Shooting Increasingly Popular Among Women

By on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 2:07 pm

The past 12 years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of women shooting guns at ranges. Women have now become major economic players in the business of guns.

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Bill To Allow Guns On Florida Campuses Passes First Hurdle

By on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 20, 2015 at 6:29 pm

A bill that would let students carry guns on university campuses is moving through the Legislature two months after a shooter wounded three people at a Florida State University library.

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Gainesville Police: Use Toy Guns On Halloween Wisely, Or Just Don’t Use Them

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 29, 2013 at 5:21 pm

If carrying a toy gun this Halloween, be sure to make the gun look fake. A gun that appears realistic could prove dangerous.

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“Guns Save Lives Day” Slotted For Day After Newtown Anniversary

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm

Activists have moved a planned nationwide pro-gun rights event from the anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings to the day after.

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In the News: UF picks assistant football coach, school guns bill advances, Carnival upgrades fleets, Boston investigation continues

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 11:39 am

UF announces assistant football coach – The University of Florida announced that Jeff Choate, the University of Texas-El Paso defensive coordinator, will be the new special teams coordinator this football season, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Choate will replace Bryant […]

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Students wear empty holsters to protest campus ban of concealed weapons

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm

Students for Concealed Carry at the University of Florida is organizing its third annual empty holster protest, where members wear gun holsters without weapons in them to protest the concealed carry ban on campus.

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In the News: Defense of Marriage Act, teachers with guns, GOP chairman sentenced, teens indicted on murder

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Justices hear arguments on Defense of Marriage Act – A majority of justices seemed wary of law denying federal benefits to gay spouses during the hearing on the Defense of Marriage Act, a law which defines marriage as the union […]

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Tax proposal on guns, ammunitions for mental health treatment

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 7, 2013 at 2:16 pm

Wednesday a Tampa Sen. Arthenia Joyner proposed a tax on dealers’s sale of guns and ammunition. The bill would place a four percent tax on dealers, with plans the money would go to mental health treatment and awareness.

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