State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, left, confers with gun-rights lobbyists — Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association’s longtime Tallahassee representative, and Florida Carry’s attorney Eric Friday — about a late-filed amendment proposed to Gaetz’s open-carry gun legislation on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee. Kristen M. Clark / Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau
State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, left, confers with gun-rights lobbyists — Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association’s longtime Tallahassee representative, and Florida Carry’s attorney Eric Friday — about a late-filed amendment proposed to Gaetz’s open-carry gun legislation on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee. Kristen M. Clark / Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau
State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, left, confers with gun-rights lobbyists — Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association’s longtime Tallahassee representative, and Florida Carry’s attorney Eric Friday — about a late-filed amendment proposed to Gaetz’s open-carry gun legislation on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, during a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee. Kristen M. Clark / Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau

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