Florida poll on open carry

Discussion in 'The Constitutional & RKBA Forum' started by retired grunt, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. GunsForSale.com

    GunsForSale.com New Member

    13
    Jul 5, 2010
    Thanks for posting this. I added my vote, and passed it along via Twitter and Facebook.

    Rock the vote, right?
     

  2. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    Wow. 43% voted no. Just because I wouldn't personally open carry doesn't mean I can decide if it is someone else's right to open carry.
     
  3. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    Wow. Somebody must hit it hard. In 45 minutes it went from 43% NO to 58% NO.

    Or did you, maybe, look at the wrong line, Hogger?
     
  4. retired grunt

    retired grunt New Member

    416
    Mar 30, 2009
    Northern NY
    58% no 42% yes 5357 votes
     
  5. retired grunt

    retired grunt New Member

    416
    Mar 30, 2009
    Northern NY
    5678 votes 60% against 40% for someone just hit it hard in a negative way
     
  6. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    I bet I was looking at the wrong line. Sorry for the confusion. I voted in favor of open carry though I am sure of that.

    Edit: I was just on it and voted for it again and it said 51% yes, 49% no.
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2010
  7. denny 714

    denny 714 Member

    225
    Oct 5, 2010
    49% - no

    51% - yes
     
  8. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    59% - no
    41% - yes just now.

    The wording of the poll is rather interesting.

    Pops
     
  9. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    I liked the way they phrased it. The "for" line is definitely pro-gun and pro-carry, while the "against" line is definitely anti-gun. There should not be any confusion there.

    Unlike the ones that say things like, "The US Constitution gives me the right to own a gun". No it doesn't. The 2nd does not "give" me the right. It acknowledges and recognizes my right. There's a difference.
     
  10. Warith

    Warith Member

    289
    Oct 20, 2010
    Belton, Mo
    They are hitting the no way hard 63% vs 37%.
     
  11. willywonka

    willywonka New Member

    49
    Jan 27, 2010
    Should you register your firearms?

    delete.
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2010
  12. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    some anti-gun loser is probably relentlessly hitting 'no.'
     
  13. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    Back in the 80's certain parts of Miami had open carry due to the influx of Cubans from the boat lift. It really was the wild west for a time and alot of business was lost because of the fear of guns.
     
  14. 199er

    199er New Member

    627
    May 5, 2010
    Columbia SC
    Here is what the Poll reflects as of now....... looking better today.


    What do you think? Should Floridians be allowed to carry weapons openly?

    45% for No way (7551 responses).

    55% for Absolutely yes (9196 responses).

    16747 total responses
     
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