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Petitions Top 42,000 For ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

May 10, 2019
JESSICA BAKEMAN / WLRN

A political committee seeking to ban possession of assault-style weapons in Florida has submitted nearly 43,000 valid petition signatures to the state as it tries to get the issue on the November 2020 ballot. 

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A Miami-based political committee has proposed a constitutional amendment that would ban possession of “assault” weapons in Florida if approved by voters.