Florida GOP Senate Leader Backs Open Carry Bill

Florida Politics reports:

Senate President Wilton Simpson says he would support removing laws requiring a concealed-weapons permit to carry a gun if it comes to a vote.

Simpson’s made the comment to reporters Wednesday after conservatives at the Republican Liberty Caucus said they met with the Senate President. The group has been among a cohort of pro-gun rights organizations pushing for “constitutional carry.”

A bill filed in the House (HB 103), and carried by Howey-in-the-Hill Republican Rep. Anthony Sabatini, would allow law-abiding citizens to practice open and concealed carry by removing laws that require a concealed-weapons permit in Florida.

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As I’ve reported previously, Sabatini is the cultiest of Florida Republicans and has been seen with the Proud Boys. He’s currently running for the US House.