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Advocates call for stronger gun control laws in Florida amid a rash of deadly shootings

03/28/15 Rob Lorei
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Guns are a contentious topic right now in the Tampa Bay Area with an reported increase in gun violence in Tampa, and the tragic case in Hudson where a 12-year-old boy shot and killed his 6-year-old brother before taking his own life. At the same time a bill banning backyard shooting ranges was rejected, while bills allowing firearms on college campuses and during emergency situations are still moving through the state legislature.

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Disney considers itself exempt from gun law listen

07/07/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Last week, Florida’s guns-at-work law went into effect. This means that in most cases, employers can’t forbid their employees with concealed-weapons permits to keep guns locked in their cars at work. But Walt Disney World claims that it is exempt from the law.

A late amendment to the bill exempts employers that hold a federal permit to import, manufacture, or deal in explosive materials on their property. Walt Disney World is claiming that it fits into that exemption category.

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