Florida Makes Another Push to Legalize Open Carry

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“The majority of states in the union have open carry and the current law in Florida puts us in the company of states like New York and California and Illinois,” [State Representative Mike] Beltran said.

The legislation would apply to all firearms, not just handguns. …

“When we look at the text of the 2nd Amendment, we see that it protects the right, not only to keep, but also to bear arms. And bear includes to show,” Beltran said.

Last year Senate President Kathleen Passidomo made it clear she had no interest in passing open carry legislation.

— Jake Stofan in ‘Bear includes to show:’ Open carry legislation filed in Florida

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