Welcome to

Capitol News Service

Florida's Best Political Television Coverage


Visit the Lobby Tools Website


Visit Legislative IQ Website


Recent Posts



RSS Capitol News LIVE

RSS Quote of the Day

  • Juvenal
    "All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price."
  • Pope Paul VI
    "Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will."
  • Lucy Larcom
    "If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it."
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    "Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time."

Take Your Gun to the Graveyard

April 26th, 2010 by flanews

After a judge partially blocked a new law allowing people to take leave their guns locked in their cars while theyre at work, there are new efforts to revive the law. State Senator Durrell Peaden is trying to amend his agriculture bill to allow all Floridians who own firearms legally to keep them in their cars no matter where they travel. Peaden got the idea from a constituent who was kick out of a funeral service because his gun was hanging in the window of his pickup truck.

Thats not Wal-Marts, thats not Disney World, thats a cemetery. If you cant take your gun to the cemetery we live in the wrong country, said Peaden.

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is fighting Peadens amendment. The chamber says business owners should have the right to keep guns off of their property.

Posted in Legislature, State News | No Comments »

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

copyright © 2016 by Capitol News Service | Powered by Wordpress | Hosted by LyonsHost.com