Florida Senate Approved AR-15 Ban For 15 Minutes Before Rescinding It


In a rare Saturday session, Florida’s state legislature briefly accepted and then rejected a measure banning the sale of AR-15 assault rifles — the type of weapon used in the Feb. 14 shooting at a South Florida high school.

A Saturday voice vote in the state Senate  passed an amendment approving a two-year moratorium on sales of the weapon. However, the body reconsidered the amendment 15 minutes later and overturned it by a margin of 21-17 in a roll call vote, with each “no” vote cast by a Republican.

Read more at The Hill.



  1. Ban sales of all weapons to Democrats and Democrat-sympathizers. They seem to be responsible for most of the mass killings, not law-abiding, American citizen NRA members.


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