Safety


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Florida Dems Firm on Gun Safety: ‘A Future Without Violence’

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.

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Charlie Crist Gets Endorsement From Second Gun Control Advocacy Group

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.

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2 out of 10 People in the US Have Been Impacted by Gun Violence

Gun violence affects Hispanics and Blacks at even higher rates.

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Find Out Which Florida Candidates Support Common-Sense Gun Safety Laws

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.

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Florida Will Include Gun Safety Tips With Weapons Licenses, Nikki Fried Announces

The goal is to prevent accidental shootings and to keep guns out of the hands of children.

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After Uvalde Tragedy, DeSantis, Florida Legislature Remain Silent on Gun Safety

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.

Someone is killed with a gun every three hours in Florida. This equals 12.5 deaths per 100,000 residents, or 2,568 people a year.
Una Dura Realidad: Gun Violence Disproportionally Affects Black and Latino Communities. Here’s What Needs to Be Done.

Florida Democrats say now is the time to enact gun safety measures to protect families and children from gun violence.