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A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add “common sense” to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools has sailed through a House education panel.
A bill backed by the National Rifle Association that lawmakers said would add “common sense” to zero-tolerance policies for guns in public schools sailed through a House education panel on Wednesday.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is on target to conduct nearly 1 million background checks this year on private firearm purchases, according to the department.
There is a new ban set in place by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission that prohibits the importation of deer from other states and countries, a move intended to protect the deer from a deadly mad cow-like disease.
Florida’s Attorney General has decided to join 21 other states that support the overturn of a federal gun law—one that prohibits the sale of handguns to people aged 18 through 20.
A group of protesters upset over the not guilty verdict outcome of the George Zimmerman trial has ended a 31-day long protest at the Florida Capitol.
The fifth episode of the CBS TV series “Under The Dome” aired Monday night on CBS4 and the adaptation of the Stephen King novel is a hit with viewers and critics.
The National Rifle Association has thrown its weight around in 2013 helping to stymie any gun control measures. Now, the NRA wants to increase its numbers and is hoping to do that with law enforcement and the military.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.
The National Rifle Association is backing a bill that it says will close a big loophole in the law that affects countless people, but it has nothing to do with universal background checks.