Category: Legal

Florida’s Breach of the Peace Statute is Unconstitutional

Florida’s Breach of the Peace (BOP) statute is unconstitutional and should be repealed by the Legislature. The BOP is found in Florida Statute §877.03 which states: “Whoever commits such acts as are of a nature to corrupt the public morals,

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Medical Marijuana and Guns Don’t Mix in Florida

In 2016, Florida voters changed the state constitution making medical marijuana legal. Following other states, Florida will require patients to obtain a medical marijuana card from their doctor. Although medical cannabis is now legal in Florida, the change does not

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Florida Supreme Court Issues Important Case for Gun Owners

LEGAL UPDATE: Yesterday the Florida Supreme Court issued an obscure, but important ruling for Florida gun owners. Prior to the ruling, those who pleaded guilty but had adjudication withheld on a felony were told by the state that they were

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Shooting Straight on Firearms Law

While the politics and the social impact of guns frequently make headlines, the practice of firearms law rarely receives the same level of attention. For those concerned about the preservation of the Second Amendment and the safe and legal use

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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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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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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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