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VP Kamala Harris will discuss gun violence in Parkland, Florida

Vice President Kamala Harris will appear March 23 in Parkland to discuss gun violence and visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
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The Scoop: Thurs., November 9, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Mother of gun violence victim The funeral for 20-year-old Harrison Boonstoppel will take place tonight. 14 yr. old Elijah Wilson also died in the gunfire on Oct. 29th. In response to the shooting, Tampa Mayor...

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....
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The Scoop: Mon., September 18, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

New College forum New College Interim President Richard Corcoran addressed a crowd during a public forum in West Tampa last Friday regarding his previous experience, the school’s trajectory, and controversies surrounding discrimination accusations at the...
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What is the role of gun laws in the hate-fueled Jacksonville shooting?

The gun safety group Giffords is making the link between easy access to guns and violent hate crimes like the one in Jacksonville.

Rise up for Peace calls on community to “Speak up” about gun violence

Only days after a 7-year-old was shot in the head during a 4th of July gunfire exchange, Tampa activists are speaking up against gun violence by engaging their local neighborhoods. DJs played tunes, and families...

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...

Stand with Parkland looks for school safety ‘consensus’ as 2022 Legislative session approaches

The school safety group Stand With Parkland discuss ways elected officials can take further steps to make schools safer for kids,

Activists are hopeful ahead of Gun Violence Awareness Day

With the annual Gun Violence Awareness Day approaching on June 4, activists are hopeful the current Democratic leadership in Washington DC will bring gun regulation reform.  “I think we have right now the strongest chance...
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Different reactions to the gun violence in Boulder, CO

The suspect in Monday’s Boulder supermarket shootings bought the assault rifle six days before he allegedly shot and killed ten people. Investigators have not established a motive. On Tuesday President Biden reiterated his priorities for...
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Sen. Annette Taddeo talks about Florida bills addressing gun violence

The Florida Legislative session begins Tuesday; Democrats have introduced several bills to try to reign in gun violence. On WMNF’s MidPoint Monday we speak with the sponsor of one of those bills, Miami-area state Senator...

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