Florida seems intent on returning to the thrilling days of the wild west. Lawmakers in that state have placed the handgun in a sacred status that any endangered species would envy. This New York Times article is about those strange laws and the preparations of that state to host the Republican convention.
“The City Council is sensibly preparing tight security precautions for the downtown area by temporarily banningclubs, hatchets, switchblades, pepper spray, slingshots, chains, shovels and all manner of guns that shoot water, paint or air.
But not handguns that shoot actual bullets. In other words, someone outside the convention hall will be entitled to pack a handgun, but not a squirt gun.”