Skip to comments.‘Assault Weapon’ Ban in Florida… Anti-Gun Groups Join Forces to Put it on the Ballot
Posted on 09/14/2018 6:38:08 AM PDT by rktman
Two Florida-based anti-gun groups have joined forces to put a constitutional amendment on the states 2020 general election ballot to ban assault weapons in the Gunshine State.
The organizations Americans for Gun Safety Now (AFGSN) and Ban Assault Weapons Now (BAWN) must gather 766,200 petition signatures from registered Florida voters to place the amendment on Floridas 2020 ballot. Once on the ballot, a Florida constitutional amendment must gain 60 percent of the vote to become law.
The assault rifle, and its ability to fire approximately one hundred rounds a minute, can be purchased legally with no proof of training, no background check, and no regulations what so ever, said Gail Schwartz, BAWNs chair, and the aunt of Alex Schachter who was killed at Parkland. Our goal is to take military-style firearms off the shelves thus saving the lives of innocent people.
Its unclear how many signatures the groups can garner in the next two years. Neither have large followings on social media nor high-profile members in leadership positions. Florida has also been a historically pro-gun state, boasting some of the most relaxed gun laws in the country.
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LIE NUMERO UNO..........................
“The assault rifle, and its ability to fire approximately one hundred rounds a minute, can be purchased legally with no proof of training, no background check, and no regulations what so ever ‘AS REQUIRED BY THE SECOND AMENDMENT’,! Guess gale/gail forgot to include that well known part of the 2nd amendment huh? ;-)
I’m not going to obey any ban on anything.
No other human being is going to tell me what I can and cannot do.
Since there is no definition of “assult” weapon that is not just PR BS, how could this pass the vaugness test.
The sad fact is most judges in FL tilt left and will favor anything that limits this civil right.
Even if it passes, it will be struck down by the SCOTUS.....................
Thirty eight years ago Handgun Control Inc said they had Florida in the bag to ban handguns. “Rifles will not be affected.”
Rest assured when you give up your gun rights, they will soon be back for more.
“Even if it passes, it will be struck down by the SCOTUS.................. ”
Still, this is dangerous because liberals in Florida are dangerous.
Liberals anywhere are dangerous.
And there are a mess of them.
And tyranny, unlike freedom, never sleeps.
100 rounds per minute....give me a large enough magazine and I’ll do that with any semi-auto. Or does assault weapon=any semi-auto?
(I’m giving them ideas, I think)
When? They haven’t struck down NJs awb and its been 10 years since Heller.
This will seem to push conservative/republican voters to the polls.
people must be educated to see the fact the second amendment is a civil right.
The first nine amendments are all about individual civil rights, yet somehow the revisionists want to exclude the second from civil rights.
(don’t even start me on the “we don’t want to stop hunting” strawman BS)
There are more conservatives than leftists. It is just the perception because the media centers on NYC delusional mindset.
‘Round my parts I can tell you that while we may lack sense in many things, guns are not one of them. It takes a tireless contingent of men and women to keep up this fight. Thank God for the NRA, GOA, and other pro-gun rights groups.
2nd Amendment is settled law.
2nd Amendment is settled law.
That and john morgan’s got a pretty fat wallet.
Brett Kavanaugh vote held up because he made out with some chick back in HS when they were 17. Uh, WUT! Srsly. That’s finesteen’s letter forwarded to the fbi?
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