UPDATE: Galvano is standing by his $200,000 donation from Everytown: “”I will make no apologies for the responsible steps we took in a bipartisan manner in the wake of the worst school shooting in our state’s history,” he told the Tampa Bay Times through a spokeswoman. “I have made it clear that as Senate president I will continue to advocate for increased safety and security in our schools. I am grateful for the support.”
PREVIOUS: Lee’s note: This just in from Marion Hammer, former NRA president and executive director of the Unified Sportsmen of Florida.
DATE: September 17, 2018
TO: USF & NRA Member and Friends
FROM: Marion P. Hammer
USF Executive Director
NRA Past President
Incoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano calls himself a Republican but is rumored to be the one who colluded with anti-gun Democrats to engineer the gun control package included in SB-7026 this past session. SB-7026 contained three major gun control provisions and was rammed down the throats of Senate and House Republican legislators. The report below below adds credence to that rumor. Looks like our Second Amendment Rights were sold for a large contribution from anti-gun former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Here’s the original news story from the News Service of Florida: