Gun rights group sues UF over gun ban - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

Gun rights group sues UF over gun ban

Posted: Updated:

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A gun rights group is suing the University of Florida for banning guns in campus housing. The lawsuit comes on the heels of a similar suit against the University of North Florida's ban on guns in cars.

In early December, the 1st District Court of Appeal sided with a UNF student and gun rights group that challenged a rule banning students from storing guns in their cars.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports UF officials said in a written statement they had been in talks with Florida Carry this week and were stunned by the lawsuit.

UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes said they had taken steps to comply with the court's decision; and that Florida Carry had never raised the issue of guns in the home, which was not the subject of the court's decision.

Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, http://www.news-journalonline.com

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow us on Pinterest

 

FOX 35 Weather Authority

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices