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An introduction to owning, operating, and carrying a firearm in the state of Florida as well as self-defense in Florida when using a firearm.


An introduction to owning, operating, and carrying a firearm in the state of Florida.  

Included in this guide are:

  • helpful articles and sites
  • case law relating to firearm ownership
  • rules and regulations governing ownership
  • forms for ownership application
  • information regarding concealed and open carry permits

Also included in this guide are relevant sources for self-defense in Florida when using a firearm as well as relevant gun control information.



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