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Florida Tampa City Council Still Trying to Ban Guns at RNC

Florida Tampa City Council Still Trying to Ban Guns at RNC

Having been rebuffed by Gov. Scott, Tampa is now appealing directly to Congress and the Secret Service to get a federal crackdown on gun possession near the convention. Currently the Secret Service has a security perimeter around the immediate convention venue where weapons are prohibited except for on-duty law enforcement.  The city is urging the…

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Worries About Guns at National Political Conventions Surface

Worries About Guns at National Political Conventions Surface

The thousands of protesters expected at the Republican and Democratic national conventions can come armed with a lot more than signs and slogans: State laws in Florida and North Carolina allow concealed weapons, including guns. In Tampa, where the Republicans will hold their festivities this summer, officials are starting to worry about people toting guns…

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