“It’s extremely frustrating to try to work to keep our communities safe in a state when the Legislature is actively working against you and is beholden unfortunately to the powerful gun lobby”
The Center for American Progress released a report showing that states with the weakest gun laws experienced higher incidents of violent crime than those with the strongest gun laws. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum discussed his frustration with the inability to pass common-sense laws to protect his community, due to actions by the Florida Legislature. This is a major reason why we need to work together to #Defend Local.
Read more about this report, here.