July 31, 2019

The Capitolist, John Lucas, July 31, 2019- Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has directed her office to remove itself from a notice of appeal seeking to overturn the state’s loss in Weston v. DeSantis, in which courts ruled that Florida’s gun preemption law’s punitive provisions are unconstitutional. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services had been …

July 29, 2019

Flagler Live, Jim Saunders, July 28, 2019- A Leon County circuit judge late Friday struck down a state law that threatened tough penalties if city and county officials approve gun regulations. Florida since 1987 has barred cities and counties from passing regulations that are stricter than state firearms laws. But …

July 25, 2019

WHYY News, Aaron Moselle, July 24, 2019- In the wake of two shootings at Philadelphia playgrounds, city and state lawmakers are banding together to ban guns, knives, and other deadly weapons at city parks, recreation centers, and playgrounds. City Council President Darrell Clarke said Wednesday he plans to introduce such a bill when …