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Scott PowersDecember 26, 2018
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Under harsh criticism from politicians and the state commission investigating the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre last February, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel released a letter to the commission Wednesday outlining policy changes in his department, including one that deputies “shall” immediately intervene. Israel’s letter to Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, chair of the Marjory […]

Scott PowersMay 15, 2018
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New NRA President Oliver North‘s comments in an interview last week calling gun protests “civil terrorism” drew harsh condemnation Tuesday from the three Democrats who represent Parkland and the communities around it. “These expletives are too far even for the NRA,” declared U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, whose district includes the scene of the Marjory Stoneman […]

Scott PowersMarch 29, 2018
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2min168
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King is turning his support for the “March For Our Lives” movement into his latest video ad, releasing a 40-second spot on the internet that features a speech he gave during last Saturday’s protests. King uses the video to promote his strong positions to ban assault weapons, require universal background checks, […]

Scott PowersMarch 13, 2018
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Washington D.C.’s mayor and representative to Congress, joined by Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch from Florida, called Florida’s Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio a hypocrite Tuesday because of his proposal to repeal gun laws in the District of Columbia while offering support for tighter gun laws in Florida. Deutch, of Boca Raton whose district includes […]

Scott PowersMarch 13, 2018
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine is launching new television commercials Tuesday addressing post-Parkland calls for assault weapon bans and universal background checks. The 30-second spot “The Moment” is being released in both English and Spanish versions for English and Spanish television stations in all Florida television markets, part of a $1.3 million ad buy from […]

Danny McAuliffeMarch 7, 2018
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3min365
Without hesitation, the state Senate temporarily postponed on Wednesday two bills that would’ve expanded gun rights in Florida. This late in the Legislative Session, the move is a sign that the chamber does not intend to vote on the two pieces of legislation. One bill, SB 1048, had been postponed by Senate President Joe Negron […]


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