Although it’s usually illegal to openly carry a weapon in the state of Florida, there are some exceptions to this law. In fact, for self-defense, it is legal to openly carry weapons like dart-firing stun guns, nonlethal stun guns and electric weapons, and chemical sprays. Also, in certain places and situations, citizens may legally possess… Read More »
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Florida recently became the only southern state to put legalizing marijuana for medical use on the 2014 ballot. The state legislature’s decision to include it comes on the heels of recent changes in the legal status of marijuana possession in states across the country. In 2012, Colorado and Washington passed measures allowing, regulating and taxing… Read More »
The state of Florida has been actively working to reduce the incarceration rate for juveniles, who often end up in the penitentiary system because of abuse or negligence. They’re also far more likely to reintegrate with society as productive members if officials focus on rehabilitation instead of incarceration. Florida has developed some alternatives to incarceration… Read More »
A Hillsborough circuit judge received a year of probation, 50 hours of community service and a public reprimand after being charged with driving under the influence last summer. According to the Tampa Tribune, Judge Tracy Sheehan was pulled over at about 11 p.m. on July 5 by a Tampa police officer. The officer noticed her… Read More »
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