Police Have a Tool to Take Guns From Potential Shooters, but Many Aren’t Using It
November 15, 2021
Nineteen states and Washington, D.C., now have red-flag laws, which allow authorities to ask judges to order the temporary removal of guns from people threatening violence. Many jurisdictions, however, have failed to use the laws to keep people safe.
Stand With Parkland's legislative priorities ahead of 2022
October 6, 2021
Tony Montalto, Ryan Petty, and Debbi Hixon discuss the 2022 legislative priorities for Stand with Parkland - The National Association of Families for Safe Schools with WLRN.
Senator Rick Scott: I’m a gun owner and NRA member. I support red-flag laws to help stop mass shootings.
August 09, 2019
Senator Scott argues for Extreme Risk Protection Orders (red-flag laws) to save lives.
Sun-Sentinel Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Reporting on Broward's Failures
April 15, 2019
The Sun-Sentinel wins the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on the many failures in Broward County that led up to the massacre at MSD.
Sun Sentinel sues FDLE and prosecutors over witness statements in Parkland shooting
December 10, 2018
Sun Sentinel and Miami Hearld sue to force investigators and prosecutors to release hundreds of pages of interview transcripts related to the Parkland school shooting claiming these government agencies are violating the state’s public records law.
Privacy law jeopardizes student safety and facilitates school cover-ups | Editorial
December 09, 2018
School districts hide behind FERPA to cover-up crimes and other issues at schools. Editors argue for a change in the law to ensure schools don't use it as an excuse and sheild for sharing information.
Florida schools coverup crimes: Rape, guns, and more
December 07, 2018
Reporters for the Sun Sentinel document how schools across the state mis-report data about crimes at school. They also document how schools use FERPA to conceal facts.
AMA Tackles Responsible Gun Ownership
June 12, 2018
The American Medical Association publishes its recommendations around responsible gun ownership. The AMA acted because it believed Congress has failed in its responsibility to act.
The AR-15 is Different
February 22, 2018
A doctor who treated victims from the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School describes the horrible difference between gun shot wounds from hand guns and assault weapons.