Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Florida House rejects consideration of ban on assault weapons

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Meryl Ann Butler     Permalink    (# of views)   1 comment

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 2/21/18

Become a Fan
  (85 fans)

From commons.wikimedia.org: Florida
Florida's Historic Capitol and Florida State Capitol 2
(Image by Wikipedia (commons.wikimedia.org))
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Florida House GOP decisively blocked a move by Dems to debate a ban on assault weapons, just 6 days after a massacre that took 17 lives at a Broward County high school. HB 219, which would ban the sale and possession of semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines like the kind used by confessed killer Nikolas Cruz, has been mired in a House subcommittee for months and has not been heard. Teen survivors of the Parkland massacre, watching from the visitors' gallery, were overcome with emotion. 'How could they do that to us? Are you kidding me??? #Never again,' tweeted student Emma Gonzalez, whose video of a speech blasting Trump and the NRA at a gun control rally made headlines.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.tampabay.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles