gun safety

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“Does anybody think we have too many gun laws in Florida right now?”

Senator Tom Lee asked that question of a panel of experts including scholars and law enforcement. He’d gathered them for a September committee discussion after Senate President Bill Galvano tasked Lee with looking into the causes and possible solutions of gun violence and mass shootings.

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Erich Martin

As mass shootings continue to rock the country, Florida lawmakers say more needs to be done to ensure students are safe. For some that means allowing more guns on college campuses. But for many students at Florida State University that proposal leads to more feelings of fear than safety.