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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.
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... Read Post
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... Read Post