Posted June 10, 2022 4:43 pm by Comments

By Lee Williams

Democratic lawmakers in Florida failed to achieve enough votes to call a special legislative session to consider “gun violence.”The lawmakers failed to achieve the mandatory super-majority of 60%, according to the Florida Secretary of State Cord Byrd.Twenty percent of the legislature filed certificates calling for the session with Byrd’s office.Sixteen Democrats in the Senate voted for the special session. Five Republicans opposed it.Forty-one Democrats in the House voted for the session, and 14 Republicans opposed it.Many Republicanssimply ignored the vote.The lawmakers had until 3 p.m. Friday to cast their vote.In a letter to Byrd calling for the special “gun violence” session, state Rep. Joseph Geller, D-Aventura, said there will be continued violence unless “concrete action was taken over weapons.”Subscribe nowShare The Gun Writer

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