Posted February 23, 2016 8:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

Florida State Senator Diaz de la Portilla (courtesy The Trace)

Last Tuesday, for the second time in a month, Diaz de la Portilla broke with his party’s traditional fealty to the NRA and single-handedly denied the organization a vote on a top legislative priority,” Michael anti-gun agitators at The Trace report. “The first bill he buried in late January, would have allowed concealed carry permit holders to bring their handguns onto state college campuses. The second would have granted licensed gun owners the right to openly carry their weapons in public.” What else needs saying? Just this, from the horse’s…mouth . . .

“There is no question that the NRA is a powerful lobby that intimidates a number of Republican lawmakers. But we should stand up for what we think is right,” Diaz de la Portilla tells The Trace. “You’d be surprised by the number of Republican lawmakers from both chambers who thanked me. They said they were glad they wouldn’t have to make that tough decision.”

I’d dearly love to know the names of these Republican lawmakers who supported Diaz de la Portilla’s fight to stymie Floridians’ natural, civil and Constitutional right to keep and bear arms. There will be a reckoning . . .

Diaz …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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