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COALITION and LEAGUE OBJECT TO COMMENTS BY GOVERNOR-ELECT DeSANTIS’ TRANSITION ADVISORY PANEL ON SCHOOL SECURITY

COALITION and LEAGUE OBJECT TO COMMENTS BY GOVERNOR-ELECT DeSANTIS’ TRANSITION ADVISORY PANEL ON SCHOOL SECURITY

(TALLAHASSEE, FL): In response to comments made on Thursday by members of the transition advisory panel for Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis calling for the militarization of Florida’s public schools, The Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence and League of Women Voters of Florida released the following statement:“After reading the comments made by several members of the…

Coalition Response to Santa Fe High School Shooting

Coalition Response to Santa Fe High School Shooting

In response to the shooting at Santa Fe High School, the Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence released the following statement: Once again, young and innocent lives have been taken from us while they were supposed to be safe and sound in their learning environment. Our hearts break for the victims and the families that…

Coalition Statement on House Approval of SB 7026

House Votes to Place Guns into Hands of School Personnel Florida Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Condemns Vote, Calls on Governor to Remove Guardian Program The Florida House has rejected amendments that would have removed the Guardian Program from SB 7026. Instead, the House adopted the Senate’s version of the bill, which allows certain teachers…

Listen to our students — Don’t arm our teachers!

Listen to our students — Don’t arm our teachers!

The Florida Legislature is currently in the process of hearing gun reform bills through the committee process. The Senate will hear SB 7026 on March 1st at 1 PM, and the House will hear HB 7101 on March 2nd at 10:30 AM. These bills would arm our teachers, something that our teachers and students are…

Take action! Expand background checks and don’t arm our teachers!

Take action! Expand background checks and don’t arm our teachers!

Take Action Now! The Florida Legislature is currently in the process of hearing gun reform bills through the committee process. These bills will soon move to the floor. Please call your Representative and Senator with the following messages: “I do not support arming our teachers. Please remove the Marshal Program from SB 7026 and HB APC6. Our teachers don’t support…

TAKE ACTION! BAN ASSAULT WEAPONS & LARGE CAPACITY MAGS IN FLORIDA

TAKE ACTION! BAN ASSAULT WEAPONS & LARGE CAPACITY MAGS IN FLORIDA

DO NOT ARM OUR TEACHERS: SAY NO TO SB 7026 Enough is Enough! We will not accept anything less than an assault weapons/large capacity ban in Florida. Yet legislators now want to arm our teachers. Unacceptable!  The cries of the students should not be ignored! Nor should the majority of Floridians who, in a new poll, support a ban…

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