On Tuesday, Oct 6th, the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee approved Rep. Matt Gaetz’s Open Carry and Strict Scrutiny bill.
The bill passed committee mostly along party lines, with Rep. Chris Latvala (R-Pinellas) bucking his party to join House Democrats in opposing the Right to Bear Arms.
Video of the hearing can be viewed at http://thefloridachannel.org/videos/10615-house-criminal-justice-subcommittee.
You can join State Rep. Matt Gaetz this Thursday, October 8th at 6:15pm for a live, interactive telephone town hall meeting. Matt will be taking questions about his bill bringing Open Carry to Florida and other issues relating to the upcoming Legislative Session.