The Broward Sheriff’s office, with help from Broward Crime Stoppers and the City of Pompano Beach, collected 124 guns Saturday at its first gun buyback event.
Senator Marco Rubio reiterated his pledge to prevent any meaningful gun control regulations from even getting a vote in an op/ed column on RollCall.com Thursday. But, Rubio’s position, which is supported by fellow Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, is becoming increasingly tenuous amid strong public opinion.
On the three-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy, leaders in the technology community are taking up the cause of the fight against gun violence.
Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as “Ban Assault Weapons Now,” joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.
Democratic lawmakers were joined by mayors, law enforcement officials and gun violence victims Thursday to introduce the first significant piece of gun control legislation to be put to Congress since the massacre in Newtown, Conn. that left 26 dead.
One week after a gunman’s rampage inside a Colorado movie theater, controversy over gun control is heating up in South Florida.