With the state ranking #2 in mass shootings, gun violence is a particularly powerful issue in Florida, where two of the deadliest mass shootings in recent years have occurred.
Ban Assault Weapons NOW supports the former congressman for his voting record in favor of gun reform, and predicted gun violence will only get worse under DeSantis.
Gun violence affects Hispanics and Blacks at even higher rates.
With the Sunshine State ranking #2 in mass shootings, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced the launch of a program to support candidates for local, state, and federal office who are committed to fighting gun violence.
The goal is to prevent accidental shootings and to keep guns out of the hands of children.
The state's lack of action on this front has mobilized local and national leaders to make an urgent call for common-sense gun law reforms.
Florida Democrats say now is the time to enact gun safety measures to protect families and children from gun violence.