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Two years ago today, “lives changed forever”

Two years ago on Feb. 14, 17 students and staff were slain by a gunman at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward...

Florida Republicans embrace the heavy-handed Big Government they once derided

OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE — While our reality show government lurches from atrocity to atrocity, here in the state capital, your imperial Legislature asserts more and...

Assault weapons: Will FL lawmakers ban “the most lethal weapons in...

Prohibiting military-style assault weapons in Florida appears to be out of the picture this year, with advocates unable to get enough signatures to place...

‘It’s a real loss for survivors.’ Domestic violence law stalled in...

WASHINGTON — For decades, the Violence Against Women Act was an issue that could transcend partisan politics on Capitol Hill.Not anymore.The landmark law —...

Nikki Fried, gun lobbyist Hammer rumble over appeal of state’s curb...

The NRA and the lone Democrat on the Florida Cabinet are trading barbs over a state law that sanctions local government officials who try...

Could moderate Republicans merge with mom activists to come up with...

In Florida’s Capitol, Kate Kile from the Tallahassee chapter of the gun-control group Moms Demand Action, sat outside a committee room with a three-ring...

NRA lobbyist cleared in FL Senate ethics probe

Marion Hammer, one of the most powerful gun lobbyists in the country, has been cleared by a legal arm of the Florida Senate in...

Judge strikes down punitive gun-rights law

A Florida court has struck down a 2011 state law that threatened the state’s locally elected officials with a $5,000 fine if they passed...

The NRA’s waning reign?

You probably noticed that Florida recently held an election, complete with the usual bad ballots, recounts and lawsuits. You may not have noticed that...

Democrats – and a few Republicans- are talking about gun control...

With the possible exception of Texas, no state has a reputation for being more pro-gun than Florida. But after the shocking February school shooting...

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