Florida House bill would allow carrying guns without a permit during riots, natural disasters

| April 9, 2014

Florida House bill would allow carrying guns without a permit during riots, natural disasters

Under a bill backed by the National Rifle Association and other gun groups, riots could be the newest safe haven for those carrying firearms without a permit.HB 209, which is expected to be voted on Friday by the Florida House, would allow people with clean criminal backgrounds to conceal firearms without a permit during emergencies — including riots and civil unrest like the 1996 racial disturbances that rocked south St. Petersburg — declared by the governor or local officials.

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