Tag: gun control
“If one life was saved by this measure, it would be worth it,” Daley told Florida Daily. “We check people’s IDs when they walk into a store to purchase a beer. Why shouldn’t we be checking to make sure the person who is walking in to buy ammunition is legally permitted to do so?”
In the first week of the current legislative session, with the support of the GOP leadership, the Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee unanimously backed a proposal that raised concerns from Second Amendment supporters.
While Florida Democrats are pushing for a special legislative session on gun control, polls say voters often blame mental illness for America’s mass shooting epidemic.
In the wake of recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Florida gun control groups are seeing a clear path for further gun restrictions in the Sunshine State.
Considered a rising star in Democratic circles and exceeding expectations so far in his presidential bid, Buttigieg will speak to supporters at the Plaza Theater in Orlando with Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky on Wednesday.
Stewart introduced the bill for the fourth time this week and weighed in after she filed it again on Monday.
Moody pointed to language which would include rifles and shotguns that can hold more than ten bullets as assault weapons, insisting such language would “ban the possession of virtually every semi-automatic long-gun.”
State Rep. Anna Eskamani, D – Orlando, whose district includes Pulse, took notice right away and ripped into DeSantis.
Now with declining revenue, the company admitted that its firearms and sporting gear departments have taken a hit after it tightened its policies around gun sales.
Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday looking at issues across the state.
"In rejecting this amendment, the Democrats have shown their true colors. It is clear they are not interested in preventing gun violence or stopping the illegal purchase of firearms, but rather they are only interested in limiting the rights of law abiding citizens to advance their own political agenda," Steube said.
During her congressional campaign--which she lost by more than 20 percent--Barzee Flores stressed her support of gun control and opposition to the National Rifle Association (NRA).
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