As an NRA lobbyist in the state of Florida from the late 1970s through 2016, Hammer was credited with pushing through the 1987 Florida law standardizing the issue of concealed-carry permits and Florida's 2005 "Stand your ground" legislation. According to Bloomberg News, these laws became the model for similar laws passed in a majority of US states.
In 2005, Hammer was inducted into the Florida Women's Hall of Fame.
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