Informative Articles, New Letters and Op-Ed's from Florida

Posted on May 10, 2012


Below are various links to articles, blogs and opinion editorials from within Florida that you will find very informative. 

May 24, 2012      Neither racism nor guns is the problem by Rod Thomson, Editor-at-Large,


May 23, 2012      Republican Party of Sarasota Poll Results – Do You Support or Oppose Florida’s “Stand-Your-Ground” Self-Defense Law?


May 10, 2012       “Stand Your Ground” by Jayer Williamson, North Santa Rosa


May 3, 2012         Governor Scott shoots down Tampa’s request to ban guns outside GOP convention Tampa Bay Times

                                Mayor Buckhorn’s letter can be viewed here.

                                Governor Scott’s response letter can be viewed here.

May 1, 2012          Viewpoint: Standing up for “Stand your Ground” Law, OpEd by incoming 
Senate President, Sen. Don Gaetz and Representative Matt Gaetz 

April 27, 2012      Don’t diminish right of self-defense, by Will Weatherford special editorial to 
the Tampa Bay Times – Representative Weather is the incoming Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives

April 27, 2012      Marion Hammer fires back at anti-NRA piece in the New York Times,  The Buzz f
rom the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

April 15, 2012      NRA’s Marion Hammer stands her ground by Ann O’Neill, CNN

April 13, 2012      “The Castle Doctrine” and “Stand Your Ground” by John Corson

March 26, 2012    Gutsy Reminder From Democrat Rod Smith: “Stand your Ground” was Bipartisan by Nancy Smith, Sunshine State News

March 25, 2012    NRA ready to stand its ground over Stand Your Ground by columnist Marc C
aputo, The Miami Herald