|Senate passes bill to ban gun owner discrimination|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — The Senate passed a bill that would make it illegal for insurance companies to deny policies or charge higher rates solely based on gun ownership.
The bill passed Tuesday on a 36-3 vote.
Supporters have said some insurance companies would prefer not to insure gun owners and others have a different set of rates. They want to make it illegal to discriminate against a citizen who is exercising their constitutional right to own firearms.
Some insurance companies say there is greater risk of claims from gun owners.
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