League of Women Voters conduct compliance checks at Florida gun shops

Jun 1, 2016 | 0 comments

The League of Women Voters of Florida has conducted more than 30 compliance checks at gun shops across the state. Deirdre Macnab, Florida League’s current president, said her members are checking to see whether the shops have a sign displayed, which tells patrons it’s illegal to allow an unattended firearm to fall into the hands of someone under 16.

“Gun safety is an issue we’ve paid attention to and studied,” Macnab said Tuesday. “Florida continues to be center-stage in issues related to gun safety. Stand-your-ground has put us in the national spotlight. We’re exploring how we can make a positive contribution …read more