warning shot bill

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida House Passes Warning Shot Bill

The Florida House voted 93-24 to pass the “warning shot” bill, which would allow individuals to fire a warning shot instead of retreating from the threat of death or bodily harm.

03/20/2014

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Warning Shot Bill To Be Heard On Senate Floor

The ‘warning shot’ bill has been approved by its final Senate committee and will be heard on the Senate floor.

CBS Tampa–03/12/2014

State Attorney Angela Corey holds a news conference to announce second degree murder charges to be brought against defendant George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin shooting on April 11, 2012 in Jacksonville, Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Woman Who Claims She Fired Warning Shot At Husband Faces 60 Years Behind Bars In Retrial

The Florida state prosecutor who charged George Zimmerman with second-degree murder is now looking to put a woman who claimed she fired a warning shot against her husband behind bars for 60 years.

CBS Tampa–03/04/2014

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Lawmakers Pushing Ahead With Warning Shot Bill

Florida legislators are pushing ahead with a bill designed to make it clear people can show a gun, or even fire a warning shot, without drawing a lengthy prison sentence.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2014

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