Florida Groups Seek Green Light For Assault Weapons BanPushing back against arguments raised by Attorney General Ashley Moody and the National Rifle Association, gun-control supporters contend the Florida Supreme Court should sign off on a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at blocking possession of assault weapons.
Contributions Pour In For Assault Weapons Ban In FloridaIn the wake of two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio last month, contributions flooded into a political committee seeking to ban possession and sale of assault weapons in Florida, according to a new campaign-finance report filed at the state Division of Elections.
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.
Assault Weapons Registry Would Come At A CostA panel of state economists on Tuesday estimated it would cost $4 million to build a registry to carry out a proposed constitutional amendment that targets possession of assault weapons, if Floridians approve the measure in November 2020.
NRA Lobbyist Unloads On Proposed Assault Weapons AmendmentFlorida’s top gun lobbyist took a second shot Thursday at a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to prevent the possession and sale of assault weapons.
Ballot Measure On ‘Assault’ Weapons ProposedA Miami-based political committee has proposed a constitutional amendment that would ban possession of “assault” weapons in Florida if approved by voters.
Bank Of America Plans To Stop Lending To Makers Of Assault WeaponsBank of America says it plans to stop lending money to gunmakers who produce military-style firearms for civilians.
Exclusive: Body Cam Footage Of Man Arrested, Found With Loaded Assault WeaponsSouth Miami Police say they are alarmed after body camera video shows a man who was arrested after they found a small Arsenal of loaded assault weapons and knives and even plastic handcuffs in his vehicle.
BSO Event Removes Tons Of Guns From StreetsThe 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.
Rubio Reiterates Vow To Submarine Gun Regulations 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.
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.
Thousands March Against Gun Violence In Washington D.C.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.
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.
Rudy Giuliani Speaks Out On Gun Control During Miami StopOne week after a gunman’s rampage inside a Colorado movie theater, controversy over gun control is heating up in South Florida.