Cautiously optimistic. I
Cautiously optimistic. I
Hoping? Or PLANNING? :dunnoMaybe they are hoping for another mass shooting in Florida to put some wind in their sails. I don't know.
I'm going to stick with my call from last month when I said there's no way in hell they are going to make the ballot, barring some tragedy they can capitalize upon between now and 2/1.
Well, they sure have plenty of complicit RINOs in the Florida legislature to help them pursue their evil schemes legislatively. But unless they have hundreds of thousands of un-submitted signatures stashed away in boxes and are willing to pay the penalties for submitting them late (must be submitted within 30 days of signing) their dream of using the Florida Constitution this go around seems to be dead.Thanks for the update Brian. It seems they abandoned this effort quite some time ago. Could they have something else up their sleeve?
What gives is that their ultimate goal is to ban ALL firearms. So they’ll tack on as many as possible in every legislative proposal.What I find the most insane is that the marlin model 60 .22 cal. has been put on the banned list, I carried and hunted with from 12 years old on.No one would try to hunt anything bigger than a rabbit with it. What gives!
What I find the most insane is that the marlin model 60 .22 cal. has been put on the banned list, I carried and hunted with from 12 years old on.No one would try to hunt anything bigger than a rabbit with it. What gives!
To be surprised that any seemingly benign gun is put on the ban list is to buy into the statists' implication that some guns are "badder" than others. It's to agree with the concept of an "assault weapon." Of course, there's no such thing.What gives is that their ultimate goal is to ban ALL firearms. So they’ll tack on as many as possible in every legislative proposal.
They ARE being taken seriously... If nothing else, that their ban is seemingly random and without reason (such as banning 22s)... should be considered proof-positive that their agenda is to ban ALL guns.I have always been a not one more inch, rule or law when it comes to gun control. I thought if they wanted to be taken seriously leave the lowly 22 alone.
Interesting that they can't get even close to the needed signatures. Sadly, I would have predicted it to be an easy task. Guess not!I have updated the OP for the numbers through December. Here is the new text I added:
As of 2020-01-01:
Gathered 130,232 (up 6,401) of 766,200 required for ballot placement (requirement not met, 635,968 still needed)
Distribution threshold met in 0 of 14 districts required for ballot placement (requirement not met, 14 still needed)
Days remaining to signature deadline (2/1/2020): 31
Synopsis: To me it seems statistically impossible for them to reach the threshold in time. I'll be happy in 31 days when we can put a nail in the coffin of this terribly misguided effort.
The number of signatures required is based upon the number of people who voted in the last presidential election. The 2016 election had a rather high turnout which raised the number of signatures required.Interesting that they can't get even close to the needed signatures. Sadly, I would have predicted it to be an easy task. Guess not!