Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JANUARY 06: People seek cover on the tarmac of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on January 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Officials are reporting that five people were killed and eight wounded in an attack by a …

Ft. Lauderdale Dem Rep: Armed Citizens Mean More Chaos Rather Than Safety

As the debate continues about changing Florida’s law to allow concealed carry permit holders to carry in unsecured portions of airports — the way they do in 44 other states — state Rep. Evan Jenne (D-Ft. Lauderdale) says armed citizens would create more chaos rather than safety.

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NYDN: Ft. Lauderdale Gun-Free Zone Attack No Justification for Arming Citizens to Shoot Back

On January 6, the day that Esteban Santiago allegedly pulled a gun from checked baggage and opened fire on innocents in a Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International gun-free zone, the New York Daily News (NYDN) contended that “five … dead and even more … wounded” were not sufficient grounds for removing the gun-free policy so law-abiding citizens could be armed for self-defense.