Author: Cord Byrd

Miss America Contestant Nails Gun Question

At the 2015 Miss America pageant on Sunday, Miss South Carolina Daja Dial was asked the following question: “America loves our Second Amendment, but gun violence continues to be a tragic problem. Do you support a ban on military-style assault

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Cord Byrd on local news regarding concealed weapons permits

Florida is expanding the methods in which law abiding Floridians can apply for or renew concealed weapons permits. Cord is interviewed about this topic and the recent shooting of the reporter in Virginia below: “Firearms Law Attorney Cord Byrd is

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Hunters vs. PETA – Hunters Contribute More

It is said that truth is treason in the empire of lies. The recent uproar over the hunting of Cecil the lion proves that the animal kingdom, or empire,  is no exception.  While the media portrays hunters as blood thirsty

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Illegal Gun Registrations in Florida

Florida law, specifically F.S.§790.335, prohibits any state governmental agency or local government, special district, or other political subdivision or official, agent, or employee of such state or other governmental entity or any other person, public or private, from knowingly and

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Relief from Firearms Disability in Marchman Act Case

The Marchman Act is Florida’s Substance Abuse Impairment Act which is intended to get treatment for those who are suffering from an addiction. Going to treatment under the Marchman Act can be voluntary or involuntary, but just like the Baker

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Supreme Court Fails on 2A

The US Supreme Court failed to hear an appeal on Second Amendment rights, further emphasizing why citizens cannot rely on the courts or the government to protect our rights and liberties. This is the reason for the Ninth and Tenth

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SCOTUS Rules Felons Can Transfer Guns

In a victory for property rights over the gun regulators convicted felons can now sell or transfer their firearms. Yesterday, ruling 9-0, the US Supreme Court held that once a gun owner is convicted of a felony, his or her

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Win for Residents of Palm Beach County

As a result of a pro-gun lawsuit filed by Cord Byrd in Palm Beach County residents there will no longer have to pay a court filing fee in certain circumstances when their guns and property are seized by law enforcement

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Victory for Business Defended by Cord Byrd, Court Dismisses One Count of Brady “Bad Apple” Lawsuit

Cord Byrd and co-counsel Noel Flasterstein are defending a small business and licensed gun dealer against a lawsuit filed by the Brady Campaign. The Brady Campaign, by it’s own admission, is trying to put gun retailers out of business by

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Federal Judge Declares Ban on Interstate Sale of Handguns Unconstitutional

The Gun Control Act of 1968 prohibits citizens of one state from traveling to another state to purchase a handgun. This prohibition does not apply to rifles and shotguns. Yesterday a Federal Judge in Texas declared the prohibition violates the

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