Tag: Everytown for Gun Safety

News Service Of FloridaOctober 26, 2018

National Rifle Association lobbyist Marion Hammer this week sent out a blistering critique of Democratic Agriculture-Commissioner candidate Nikki Fried, who opened October by saying she would curtail Hammer’s access to the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Hammer’s Monday statement to members of the NRA and the Unified Sportsmen of Florida labeled Fried an […]

Scott PowersJuly 19, 2018

The national gun control political action committee Moms Demand Action has given Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto its “Gun Sense Candidate” Distinction, demonstrating how far he has come since he once was endorsed by the National Rifle Association. The group, formed as part of Everytown for Gun Safety after the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary […]

Drew WilsonJune 1, 2018

Philip Levine’s campaign for Governor said Friday that it will spend the weekend participating in a slew of events for National Gun Violence Day. Each of the events is part of Everytown for Gun Safety’s national “Wear Orange” initiative, which includes hundreds of events nationwide. Participants are encouraged to post pictures of themselves wearing orange […]

Drew WilsonApril 17, 2018

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King announced Tuesday that he’s earned the “Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction” in recognition of his gun control. “After calling for a ban on assault weapons in my very first speech of this campaign, it’s an honor to receive the Gun Sense Candidate distinction,” King said. “We need courageous […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 24, 2018

With teenagers directly impacted by last week’s massacre in Parkland calling for politicians to stop accepting support funds from the NRA, three activist groups announced this week that they will spend $1 million nationally on registering eligible high-school students to vote in the 2018 midterms, with an emphasis on Florida and California. NextGen America, Giffords: […]

Mitch PerryDecember 13, 2017

Every day of the year, Americans are shot to death by either current or former domestic partners. From 2012 to 2017, Hillsborough County experienced 61 domestic violence homicides, with over 200 such deaths in Florida last year alone. Citing those statistics, Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren vowed Wednesday to take action, saying he refused to […]


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