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.

Failures and Chaos

December 28, 2019

Two decades after Columbine and five years after Sandy Hook, educators and police still weren’t ready for Parkland.

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.