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Senate Panel Backs Bipartisan Tweak To ‘Stand Your Ground’

A bipartisan bill that would tweak the controversial “stand your ground” self-defense law sailed through the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, passing unanimously with the backing of both the National Rifle Association and Democratic Congresswoman Corrine Brown.

03/17/2014

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Florida School Guns Proposal Gets House OK

With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

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Bill That Would Allow Teachers To Carry Guns Gains Traction In Legislature

A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.

03/11/2014

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Florida Lawmakers Look To Pass Far-Flung Gun Bills

What do Pop-Tarts and property insurance have in common?
For anyone who has been paying attention to the Florida Legislature recently, the answer is easy: Guns.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

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Panel Passes ‘Common Sense’ Tweak To School Gun Policies

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.

02/05/2014

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Attorney General Bondi Joins States Backing NRA

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.

09/04/2013

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NRA Giving Free Memberships To Military & Law Enforcement

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.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Draws Scorn Of Bloomberg Gun Group

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.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Bill Aims To Keep Guns Away From Mentally Unstable

A bill seeking to strengthen the ban on firearm sales to mentally ill people overwhelmingly passed the Florida House on Wednesday, though it still needs Senate approval.

CBS4–04/18/2013

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