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Statement by Prevent Gun Violence Florida in response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde

What was once atypical has now become all too common in America. It is time–well past time–for lawmakers at the federal and state level...

Demings Gun Proposal Passes Committee

The House Committee on Homeland Security has passed a measure introduced by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10), which would prohibit the purchase of firearms for...

Increased Youth Activism May Not Correspond to Voter Turnout

by Trimmel Gomes  |  TALLAHASSEE, Fla - The eight young Floridians suing Gov. Rick Scott and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam are riding the wave of...

Gun Control: Follow the Money

Last week's tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida once again points up the need to better control the distribution of weapons in America-- especially...

Ex-Student Kills 17 Others in Florida School Shooting

PARKLAND, Fla. - A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Wednesday at a Florida high school he had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people...

Expected ‘bump stock’ legislation a red herring; won’t change anything

Once again the nation has experienced an horrific act of gun violence. Fifty-nine lives were lost and a mind-numbing 525 people were injured. Before this...

Legislators To Unveil Legislation Targeting Assault-Style Weapons

ORLANDO, FL - State Sen. Linda Stewart and Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith will unveil proposed legislation to ban assault-style weapons in Florida at a news...

“Thoughts and prayers” are not enough. We need gun control now.

Last night in Las Vegas, a lone gunmen rained gunfire down on a country music concert, killing 59 people and wounding 525. In totality it...

Local Orlando Leaders Join Fight for Commonsense Gun Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nearly two months after our country’s worst mass shooting in history, two local Orlando leaders have joined Pride Fund to End...

Obama announces new rules for gun buying: ‘This is not a plot to take away everybody’s guns’

President Barack Obama laid out his plan this morning for tightening gun control using the powers of his office in the absence of any...

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