FL: Attempt to Ban Shooting on most Private Property Fails

Mar 5, 2016 | 0 comments

An attempt to ban shooting on private property was stopped in the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, with a vote of 5-8. From theledger.com:Under current Florida law, it is a crime to “recklessly or negligently discharge a firearm” outdoors on any property used primarily as a residence or zoned residential.Rouson’s bill would have stripped the words “recklessly” and “negligently,” from the law, as well as the mention of “outdoors,” effectively banning shooting on a residential property under many conditions.The bill was a blatant attempt to stop nearly all shooting on private property, especially in rural areas. From …read more