Hurricane Dorian is likely about to hit the state of Florida and cause a wide swath of destruction.
As of early Saturday morning, the hurricane is a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds up to 140 miles per hour, according to The Weather Channel. That means a whole lot of mandatory evacuations are likely coming — and there’s an important suspension of a critical gun law that those fleeing the hurricane need to know about.
Florida had a 32.5 percent gun ownership rate as of 2015, and not all gun owners have concealed carry permits. That would ordinarily raise a quandary; if you can’t carry your firearm in an evacuation situation, you’d have to leave it behind in your home during a period where looting is likely to be a problem. READ MORE…
What? They’re afraid someone might defend themselves from the occasional bad guy taking advantage of the situation? Disarming the population is what all governments want anyway.
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