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PolitiFact Florida: Lawmaker mangles Nazi gun control history

PolitiFact Florida: Lawmaker mangles Nazi gun control history

During a key vote in the Florida Senate to reject an assault weapons ban, state Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, argued that the original reason for the Second Amendment was so people could protect themselves from a tyrannical government. He ...
Updated: 3 months ago
PolitiFact Florida: Rick Scott’s misguided claim that Bill Nelson has done nothing on gun control

PolitiFact Florida: Rick Scott’s misguided claim that Bill Nelson has done nothing on gun control

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson criticized Gov. Rick Scott for not appearing at the CNN town hall after the Parkland shooting.Days later at a news conference where Scott announced a proposal for $450 million in school security funding, a reporter as...
Updated: 3 months ago
PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking claims about school shootings, gun laws in Florida

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-checking claims about school shootings, gun laws in Florida

Following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, many politicians and advocacy groups have made statements about the root causes of gun violence and how our society should respond. An organization that fights gun viole...
Updated: 3 months ago