Florida Governor Rick Scott to Challenge Democratic Senator Bill Nelson

Florida Governor Rick Scott has announced his entrance into the 2018 Senate race setting Democrat Bill Nelson in his sights in what will be one of the highest profile races in 2018. Scott made the announcement during interviews and on his Facebook page yesterday, ending months of speculation that the two term Florida governor would […]

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Florida Man Being Put to Death for Brutal Rape and Killing Yells “Murderers!” at Corrections Officers

A Florida man who was being put to death for the 1993 rape and murder of college student, yelled “Murderers! Murderers! Murderess!” as the execution drugs were being administered, yesterday evening. Minutes earlier he had addressed corrections officer, saying it should Florida Gov. Rick Scott and his attorney general Pam Bondi to execute the death […]

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Florida House of Representatives Votes Down Measure That Would Ban Assault Rifles and Large Capacity Magazines

The Florida state House of Representatives voted down a bill that would ban many semiautomatic guns and large capacity magazines yesterday.  The bill, which would ban AR-15 rifles like the one used in the Parkland, FL, shooting, and large capacity magazines, went down in defeat in a motion that would have seen the bill move […]

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At Least 17 Dead, 16 Injured in Mass Shooting at Florida High School

Updated 8:18 p.m. At least seventeen people have been killed in a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida today.  The shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.  Law enforcement responded to calls at the school shortly before 3 p.m. The suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Nikoals Cruz.  Cruz is a former student at […]

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Judge Rules Florida Law Prohibiting Ex-Cons from Voting Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Florida has ruled that a state law prohibiting former convicted felons from voting is unconstitutional.  “A person convicted of a crime may have long ago exited the prison cell and completed probation,” U.S. District Judge Mark Walker wrote. “Her voting rights, however, remain locked in a dark crypt. Only the state has […]

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