Post Profile

Awkward: Tampa Asks Rick Scott to Ban Guns at RNC Convention

enlarge Rick Scott The Tampa City Council on Thursday said they would ask Florida Gov. Rick Scott to ban firearms outside the Republican National Convention later this year. The council has already issued a citywide ban on items like pieces of wood, switchblades, slingshots, containers of bodily fluids and even squirt guns. A so-called "Clean Zone" around the convention area would prohibit string longer than six inches, glass containers, light bulbs, portable shields and gas masks.
read more


Related Posts

Loaded guns around the Republican convention

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog

Following up on an item from a month ago, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is taking several steps to ensure the safety of Republican National Convention attendees this summer, including a ban on all kinds of items that might be considered ...

Federal Judge Permanently Blocks Florida Law Banning Doctors From Asking About Guns

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

Last week, a federal judge permanently blocked Florida from enforcing a law that banned doctors from discussing gun ownership with their patients. The law, the Firearm Owners’ Privacy Act, signed last year by Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL),...

Water Guns Banned, But Real Guns Allowed At Florida’s GOP Convention

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland

Governor Rick Scott has refused a request from Tampa’s mayor to ban guns at the upcoming Republican convention. Citing Second Amendment protections in the U.S. Constitution, Scott told Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn that conventions and g...

Scott: Guns OK at RNC Convention

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog

Florida Governor Rick Scott has rejected a request by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn to allow local authorities to ban guns from the city's downtown during the Republican National Convention in August. "We have had political conventions i...

Rick Scott Rejects Call To Ban Guns During RNC, Suggesting Guns Are ‘Most Precious’ During Mass Gatherings

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Election

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) strongly rejected a request by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (D) that he consider temporarily banning guns in the downtown area during this summer’s Republican National Convention. The city has already restric...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC