How Florida put the silencer on changing gun laws
Decades ago there were more than 400 local gun control laws in Florida, depending on the votes of city and county officials. After backlash from gun rights groups rocked Tallahassee, those laws are now illegal. We explore how the state took over gun laws in Florida, and how far state leaders will go to make things stay that way.
Updated July 12, 2022
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