Shannon Watts, founder emerita of Moms Demand Action, a group working to stop gun violence, told The Washington Post that the creation of an Office of Gun Violence Prevention is “a significant turning point” for the gun safety movement.
The GOP-majority legislature delivered on an aggressive agenda for the governor, who told reporters that he got 99% of what he wanted.
Knocking on a door, turning your car around in a driveway, or chasing a ball into your neighbor’s yard can get you shot now, apparently.
On Thursday, the state Senate voted in favor of the permitless carry bill, which will allow Floridians to carry concealed guns without a permit.
The state, which ranks #2 in mass shootings nationwide, turned down funds designated to support potentially life-saving programs like the state's "red flag laws."
The state’s Criminal Justice Subcommittee approved a bill that would reverse the 2018 law to reduce the age to purchase or transfer a long gun from 21 to 18 years old.
San Juan is the region with the highest number of requests. Acevedo said that they receive between 150 and 180 petitions a day from that area.
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