Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With US Rep. Val DemingsJim DeFede spoke with Rep. Val Demings about gun control, following the two mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder.
Gun Proposal Draws Fire From Florida Governor Ron Desantis, House Speaker Jose OlivaA day after a committee unanimously signed off on one of Senate President Bill Galvano’s top priorities, Gov. Ron DeSantis and House Speaker Jose Oliva expressed skepticism Tuesday about the sweeping gun-control measure.
Facing South Florida: 2020 Florida Legislative Session PreviewCBS4's Jim DeFede goes in-depth with two key state senators who look ahead to the Florida legislative session which convenes in January.
Rep. Dan Daley Discusses ‘Jamie’s Law’ Which Calls For Background Checks On People Buying AmmoTwo South Florida lawmakers have introduced a bill in the state House and the Senate that calls for background checks on people buying ammunition.
Florida Lawmakers Continue Gun Control Debate At Committee MeetingAt a committee meeting on Monday, Florida lawmakers once again took up the gun control debate.
South Florida Mayors Among Those To Meet In Washington For Universal Background Checks PushSeveral of the nation’s mayors, including from South Florida, met behind the scenes on Monday to push the White House on background checks.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-PowellU.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and "Facing South Florida" host Jim DeFede discuss a variety of topics from gun control to mass shootings.
Florida Dems Fail To Force Special Session On GunsLawmakers in Florida will not be convening for a special session on guns.
Florida Democrats Want State Legislative Session On GunsFlorida Democrats are seeking to convene a special session on guns as Parkland shooting survivors on Wednesday renewed their pleas for more measures to combat gun violence.
SW Dade Rally For Gun Reform Wants US Senate To Draft A Bill And VoteThose gathered at a rally in Southwest Miami-Dade on Sunday night hoped to put pressure on lawmakers for reform to the nation’s gun laws.
Florida Scheme To Smuggle Weapons To Argentina BustedAnother person has been charged in Florida with taking part in a massive weapons smuggling operation to Argentina and elsewhere in South America.
Florida Lawsuit Attempting To Combat Ban On ‘Bump Stocks’ Tossed Out By JudgeMore than a year after the Florida Legislature passed gun restrictions, a Leon County circuit judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged a ban on “bump stocks” was an unconstitutional taking of property.
Florida House Passes Measure Allowing Guns In Religious InstitutionsThe Florida House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that could lead to more people with concealed-weapons licenses carrying guns on the grounds of churches or other religious institutions.
Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell Speaks To South Floridians About Ending Gun ViolenceEric Swalwell is a Democratic Congressman from California and before Tuesday, many in South Florida had probably never heard his name.
U.S. House Passes Universal Background Check LawThe House of Representatives passed HR 8 on Wednesday — a bill that would require background checks on all firearms sales.