If so you should be aware of this and contact your FL State Senator and Rep and tell them to vote NO on this. [Find Your Legislators]
Democrat Bendross-Mindingall from Miami has introduced a bill (HB 235 & SB 870) that would add "health care facility" to 790.06(12) as a new place where those with a CCW license can NOT legally carry their gun.
House 0235: Relating to Concealed Weapons/Health Care Facility [Bill Text]
I can't think of ANY reason why a "health care facility" should be off limits. For one, what is a "health care facility"?
If this legislation is enacted would it be illegal for me to carry my gun into my doctor's office when I go in for a checkup? Or how about my dentist's office? What about a nursing home?
That then would mean I would have to leave my gun in my car when I go into my doctor/dentist. Why not just put a giant neon sign up in the parking lot that read "UNARMED PEOPLE OVER HERE", so criminals, who by definition don't follow the law, would know where they could attack people without the fear of those victims putting up a fight.
When are these ignorant Dimocrats going to learn that Disarming law-abiding citizens does not protect those citizens?
If someone were to walk into a "health care facility" intent on murder, which is against the law already so I don't think this addition to the law would prevent them from walking in to a "health care facility" with a gun, I highly doubt harsh words would stop their shooting spree. But I bet a gun would.
dont thin it'll pass, I can understand court houses/fedral/state buildings and such, but someone has too miuch time on thier hands
This is death by 1,000 cuts. They clip us a little here, a little there... and soon we can't carry anywhere.
We have to stop them at every turn or they'll kill us.
Yup, there's also one that has to do with "seaports"
But it has only filed, the medical one is already in both of the Criminal Justice Committees