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    New to This Forum - New to Florida - Left New York Behind and Won't Look Back

    We left the state of NY (state of restrictive gun laws) and are now living in the great state of Florida where an honest law-abiding person can actually defend himself without having to worry about being criminally prosecuted like a common thug. In NY one can only imagine what it would be like to legally carry concealed. Carrying a firearm for self defense is against the law in NY- only a priveleged few can obtain full carry licenses. The rest of us either "took our chances" or obeyed the law- only carrying to/from a shooting range or to/from hunting. Seeing shows on cable like the OUTDOOR CHANNEL or the SPORTSMAN CHANNEL really bring home the sentiment that the Northeast US attittude towards firearms ownership is not speaking for the entire US. Instead, that gun-grabbing attitude shows how much disrespect those in power have for the honest, law-abing citizens and of the Constitution. I am not merely glad to now live in FL, but I am even more elated that I am no longer living in NY.
    I look forward sharing comments with like minded folk on this forum.
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    Welcome to Florida, the gunshine - er, sunshine - state!

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    BTW, as a new Florida resident and gun enthusiast, let me recommend a great reference for Florida gun owners, Florida Firearms by Jon Gutmacher.

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    The definitive guide to the laws, regulations and pitfalls impacting gun owners in Florida, written in plain English by a lawyer who is very pro RKBA.

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    Welcome from Rhode Island. Like NY, my state is anti-2A. Probably because we have had the same old Democratic party in charge for over 40 years.

    I'll be curious to see if you like FL for the long term. Keep us posted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uziman2k View Post
    We left the state of NY (state of restrictive gun laws) and are now living in the great state of Florida where an honest law-abiding person can actually defend himself without having to worry about being criminally prosecuted like a common thug. In NY one can only imagine what it would be like to legally carry concealed. Carrying a firearm for self defense is against the law in NY- only a priveleged few can obtain full carry licenses. The rest of us either "took our chances" or obeyed the law- only carrying to/from a shooting range or to/from hunting. Seeing shows on cable like the OUTDOOR CHANNEL or the SPORTSMAN CHANNEL really bring home the sentiment that the Northeast US attittude towards firearms ownership is not speaking for the entire US. Instead, that gun-grabbing attitude shows how much disrespect those in power have for the honest, law-abing citizens and of the Constitution. I am not merely glad to now live in FL, but I am even more elated that I am no longer living in NY.
    I look forward sharing comments with like minded folk on this forum.
    You must have been from NYC, it is not against the law to carry for self defense in NYS. I have an unrestricted permit to carry a concealed weapon and tons of people do also. In upstate most counties it is fairly easy to get a permit to carry although in some a lengthy process.
    I will agree there is an anti attitude with in the political minds or should I say mindless.
    At any rate, Welcome from NY. Hope to see you around the boards.
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    Well Congratulations on making the move! Good Job!

    Btw.. your Avatar is creeping me out! Looks like Zombie's on the loose!

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