April 26, 2010
Rather than offering constructive ideas on how to create jobs and stimulate the economy, the gun lobby in Florida is once again attacking the rights of property owners across this state. Later today, the Florida Senate will consider a good bill on agriculture, but the gun lobby is attempting to hijack it with an amendment that will throw open the doors to prolonged litigation and uncertainty for Florida property owners.
Senator Durell Peaden (R-Crestview) has filed an amendment to SB 2074 that would attempt to undo established property rights law in Florida and circumvent the Constitution. After the original “Guns at Work” law was partially struck down by a Federal judge in 2008, we have been expecting the gun lobby to again try to steal the rights of Florida property owners. For more on the current state of the law, click here. However, it’s disappointing to see their latest attack on property rights, through a last minute amendment on the final week of the legislative session.
Take Action Now – Send a message to your Senator, Senator Peaden and Senate President Atwater today. Let them know how you feel about this proposal that will only lead to bigger government and more lawsuits.