| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed the “warning shot” bill into law last Friday, as if there were any doubt that he would. Strategically, it made sense for Scott’s re-election bid, because no Crist supporters were going to switch their...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:03 PM
It's a free country, folks are wont to say.
So says the Bill of Rights' guarantee to Americans.
We can worship how we like. We can peaceably gather when we choose. We can bear and keep AK-47s. And we can say what we darn well please.
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:44 PM
The big news in politics this month has been the primary upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.). To understand how Cantor lost to economics professor David Brat -- not to mention how the Tea Party ethic has captured mainstream Republican...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Target is not banning shoppers from carting firearms through its stores, as many news outlets are reporting.
"This is a request and not a prohibition," said Molly Snyder, a group manager from Target's public relations department.
In its "Bullseye...
| Jul 6, 2014
Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to welcome you today to the Democratic gubernatorial debate between former Gov. Charlie Crist and former state Sen. Nan Rich.
Yes, yes, I know. Crist has refused to debate Rich. Crist, the supposed tough guy who got the...
| Jul 10, 2014
It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:31 AM
When my daughter was younger and we went to her pediatrician, the doctor asked me a couple of questions: Do you have any guns in the house? And, do you have a pool?
My answers: No, and yes.
As a pool owner, I wasn't offended that she asked.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Now that a federal appeals court has upheld Florida's infamous "Docs vs. Glocks" law, which restricts physicians from questioning patients (or parents) about gun ownership, what's to stop other special interests from getting their own versions of this...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Dylan Hockley was a mischievous 6-year-old boy who loved chocolate, Superman and playing with his older brother.
After he was gunned down Dec. 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., his mother, Nicole Hockley, made it her mission...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...