Tag: Florida

‘Bad business’: Apple, Google, Amazon pressured to cut ties with NRA

Some of the biggest names in corporate America are coming under mounting pressure to cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week’s Florida high school massacre.

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Florida Prepares to Expand Gun Rights After Second Mass Shooting in Six Months | Democracy Now!

Accused airport gunman Esteban Santiago could face the death penalty for charges that he killed five people when he opened fire in a crowded Florida baggage claim terminal. Friday’s shooting came as Florida lawmakers were preparing to consider legislation to loosen prohibitions on firearms by eliminating some of the state’s “gun-free zones,” which currently include airport terminals. We go to Florida to speak with Thomas Gabor, author of “Confronting Gun Violence in America.” His new opinion piece for the Sun Sentinel is headlined “Expanding gun rights won’t save us from more mass shootings.” We also speak with New York Times reporter Richard Pérez-Peña, co-author of the article, “In Year Before Florida Shooting, Suspect’s Problems Multiplied.”

Source: Florida Prepares to Expand Gun Rights After Second Mass Shooting in Six Months | Democracy Now!

Two Police Officers in Florida Forced to Step Down from Their Posts over Links with KKK AnonHQ

Two police officers have been removed from the police force in the state of Florida, United States, over allegations that they belong to a local branch of the White Supremacist group, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). According to the Fruitland Park police, Deputy Chief David …

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