Rep. Neil Combee

A Florida lawmaker says this weekend’s deadly church shooting in Nashville should bolster support for his proposal to loosen gun restrictions in religious institutions.

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While several gun bills appeared stalled in the Florida Senate, a couple recently passed the House. One gives places of worship attached to a school the authority to allow guns on the property.

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A number of NRA-backed bills are now headed to the House floor. That includes a bill making changes to Florida’s Stand Your Ground law and another allowing guns on private school property.

A rural lawmaker is reviving an old debate as he tries to protect agritourism.  Republican Representative Neil Combee of Polk County wants to promote an industry he says is keeping family farms above water.