- The right to bear arms is found in the first article of Florida's constitution: "The right of the people to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves and of the lawful authority of the state shall not be infringed..."
- You don't need a permit or license to buy a gun, nor do you have to register a firearm.
- You don't need a permit to conceal carry a rifle or shotgun, although you do need it to conceal carry a handgun.
- The state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services must issue a concealed weapons license to an applicant as long as the person meets a certain set of requirements, including being a US citizen, being the age of 21 or older, not having a felony conviction and demonstrates competence with a firearm.
- You can buy as many guns as you want at one time, because Florida doesn't regulate that either.
- Gun sellers don't have to get a state license to sell firearms.
- The state does require a three-day waiting period before you can buy a gun.
- And Florida does not regulate assault weapons, .50-caliber rifles and large capacity ammunition magazines.