Florida Supreme Court Shoots Down Assault Weapons BanThe Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a proposed constitutional amendment seeking to ban possession of assault-style weapons does not meet requirements to go before voters.
Costs Of Assault Weapons Ban Weighed In FloridaIf Floridians approve a constitutional amendment next year to block possession of assault weapons, a panel of economists on Thursday estimated the state budget could take a $26.9 million hit in lost revenue.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Seeks To Block Assault Weapons MeasureAttorney General Ashley Moody wants the Florida Supreme Court to block a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to prevent possession of assault weapons.
Q Poll: Majority Of Florida Voters Support Ban On Sale Of Assault WeaponsBy a two to one margin, Florida voters say they would support a nationwide ban on the sale of “assault weapons.”
Democrats Call For ‘Assault’ Weapon BanTwo Orlando lawmakers are calling for a ban on “assault-style” weapons in Florida.
Tech Investors Funding Ideas To Reduce Gun ViolenceOn 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.
Congress Takes Up Bill That Would Ban Assault WeaponsDemocratic 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.