The emails illustrate the gun lobby’s enormous influence within the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Thoughts, Prayers and NRA Dollars: How the Gun Lobby Supports and Opposes Members of Florida’s Congressional Delegation
The NRA's big money comes to campaigns through two political action committees.
The Florida House has approved a bill expanding conceal and carry rights to people with or without a permit during states of emergency. The bill has also recently been further expanded to include riots.
Another bill expanding the use of guns for self-defense in Florida is now headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for his signature.
As a slew of gun-friendly bills move through the Florida Legislature, the state’s National Rifle Association (NRA) lobbyist has been aggressively trying to keep lawmakers in line—particularly when it comes to one controversial bill.
The Florida Legislature has set its sights on a slew of bills being pushed by gun advocates during this legislative session, which began this week.