Tag Archives: guns

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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Four arrested for homicide involvement in Clay County

By on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Almost exactly a year after the homicide of Clay County Detective David White, four men were arrested on Thursday in connection to the theft and transfer of the gun White was killed with.

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Florida sees increase in request for gun permits

By on November 27th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 10:46 am

The increase in gun permit requests may indicate people’s uncertainties about the economy, said some gun supporters. The increase happened the day after the November elections.

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