Polk County Florida Dems News

Polk lawmakers seek gun law changes, but differ on details

Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Florida Politics

Florida’s Legislature is considering a packet of measures that previously might have had little chance of passing. LAKELAND — School shootings have been occurring for decades, and even the slaughter of first-graders six years ago in Newtown, Connecticut, did not spur major legislative changes. The Feb. 14 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas

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Tags: gun safety, gun regulations, bump stocks, AR-15

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Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida Reacts to Ft. Lauderdale Shooting

Sat, Jan 7, 2017

Enough already. How long will we allow Republican legislators to put the profits of the gun industry ahead of our safety? For every one of us who calls a legislator's office against horrible gun bills, the gun lobby gets five people to call in support. We have to do better.According

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Tags: Gun safety, gun legislation

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