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Rally to Support Gun Safety ReformFebruary 21, 2018, 12:00pmFlorida Historic Capitol MuseumLWV of Florida and the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence will be holding a press conference and rally on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at noon in front of the Historic Capitol (steps facing Monroe Street).
Once again, an assault weapon has been used as a tool of destruction in order to commit mass murder. We want these weapons and large capacity magazines banned in the state of Florida. Senate Bill 196 is sitting in the Senate Judiciary Committee and has yet to be heard. We call on the Chair of the committee, Senator Greg Steube, to place SB 196 on the agenda and give it a fair hearing.
Speakers will include State Senator Gary Farmer and State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith, and most importantly, students.
We're hopeful that as many allied organizations and public join as possible. We will keep this event updated as it grows in scope....
We CAN change this! Enough hand wringing. Students are demanding one thing. A ban on assault weapons. Let’s show them as adults we can actually make change happen. Let’s all listen. And stop talking. It’s a start. Call your legislators today! Agenda THESE bills. And PASS them. SB196 and HB219. Pamela Goodman President, LWVF ...
Go away with your lies and try a more gullible audience
We are going to accomplish our goal to advance laws to protect Americans from continuing being slaughtered. Just watch. In the meantime, keep watching silly YouTube videos with your tinfoil hat.
#ItAintOver Ban assault weapons and pass sensible gun laws now or find a new job. It is that simple GOP.
Did he say why it’s not on their list?
So... this most recent event was clearly a failure of the FBI. Please tell me why you want to trust the government (who was too busy dealing with a fake Russia scandal to be bothered with MULTIPLE reports about the shooter) to properly and effectively handle gun control.
Not surprising from a guy who calls himself "the Cuban Donald Trump." Barf.
In the wake of yet another horrific massacre in our state and as students’ outraged voices join the growing cry demanding action, the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence and the League of Women Voters of Florida are holding a Rally to Support Gun Safety Reform at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 21 o...