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Father of Parkland school shooting victim speaks out against bill lowering gun age

Listen: A bill that would lower the minimum age from 21 to 18 to purchase rifles and shotguns in Florida was approved Tuesday by a state House panel, but the bill has no Senate counterpart....

Anti-Gun Violence with Survivors and Advocates

Anti-gun violence survivors and advocates discuss the pervasiveness of gun violence, what is the current state of the laws, and what we can hope to do to curb the tragedies experienced by gun violence survivors....

Florida to become permitless carry state on July 1

Florida’s new permitless carry law will go into effect this Saturday, and some Floridians are concerned about gun violence.

Florida Democrats fight back after end of the legislative session

Hundreds of protesters marched in Tampa this Sunday to protest of some of the many controversial bills passed during the Florida legislative session. Many organizations are standing up against legislation that they say makes the...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 5th, 2023

Florida House passes bill to allow permitless carry for concealed weapons and firearms

Floridians would be able to carry guns without concealed weapons licenses under a bill the House passed on Friday. 

MidPoint: More Mass Shootings Require More Gun Safety

After the horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, New York that killed 10, the conversation surrounding gun safety and gun control continues. Groups calling for gun reform continue to advocate for heightened restrictions, while others, like...
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Indivisible Action Tampa Bay endorses Andrew Gillum for Florida governor

A progressive group in the Tampa Bay area has made its first endorsement in the Democratic primary for Florida governor; Indivisible Action Tampa Bay members voted to endorse Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. WMNF News interviewed...
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Plant High students upset at last-minute change to walkout rules

Students from Tampa Bay and across the country streamed out of their schools Friday in the latest round of gun-safety activism following the February shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland. At a...

Women’s Show 3/29 What Is It about the Guns in American Culture? Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz – The 2nd Amendment

“No free man shall ever be debarred the use of guns” –Thomas Jefferson  To excerpt the end of Gary Wills essay after the Orlando Pulse Mass Killing,  “Everyone knows we are not going to do a...

How the Parkland students are pulling off a worldwide movement

And these children that you spit on As they try to change their worlds Are immune to your consultations They’re quite aware of what they’re going through* By KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) —...

Women’s Show 3/22 March for Our Lives Tampa Bay & “The Union Maid”

#NeverAgain….. #Marchforourlives….   When you went to school, were your biggest concerns grades, tests, friends, the prom?  Did you ever worry that you might not go home again?  After Sandy Hook didn’t you think, “Never...

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