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Florida Suspends Concealed Carry Requirement for People Fleeing Hurricane

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…

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  1. Methos Methos September 3, 2019

    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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