New Florida Constitutional Carry Bill Introduced

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Thomas DiGennaro | @tom.digennaro

A Florida Constitutional Carry Bill has officially been introduced to the State House of Representatives, by State Representative Anthony Sabatini. At precisely 3:19 PM on October 1st, 2019 Sabatini filed HB 273 for Florida’s 2020 session. The 22-page bill wouldThe Florida Constitutional Carry Bill, upon successful passage, would make Florida the 17th Constitutional Carry State. 

HB 273 not only recognizes Floridan’s right to Constitutional Carry but also includes that non-residents are subject to the same laws and restrictions (or lack thereof) as residents. Notably, the bill also recognizes all other valid carry permits issued by other states, under the full faith and credit clause.

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Ransomware Attacks Servers in Lake City, Florida

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Rafael Augusto B. L. de Oliveira | @ancient_scrolls

Mayor Stephen Witt will be forced to pay a ransom of $460K after hackers locked Lake City’s servers. Since then, the local community and politicians have been unable to access their emails and make online payments through Lake City’s systems. This is the second time in less than a week that a city in Florida has become a target for hackers. A few days ago, Riviera Beach’s city council decided to pay 65 bitcoins (USD $592K) to hackers who encrypted their files and locked them out of their servers.

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Parkland Deputy Arrested for Doing “Absolutely Nothing”

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Jack Parkos | @laissez_faire76

On February 14th, 2018, tragedy struck Stoneman Douglas High School as a gunman open fired killing 17 people. Footage shows that the then school resource officer, Deputy Scott Peterson, did not enter the building to confront the shooter. Many people became angry with his inaction and called him a coward. Peterson retired shortly after the incident. However, the Parkland sheriff has formally fired him.

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