Today on Context Florida, the story behind Lauren Tannehill (wife of Miami Dolphin’s QB Ryan Tannehill) and a misplaced AR-15 assault rifle just doesn’t add up, writes Tom O’Hara. Tannehill left the rifle in the back of a rental car that she had rented for only two hours.
What would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. think of Florida in 2014, Daniel Tilson asks. The economic recovery, highly touted by Gov. Rick Scott and other GOP candidates, has not been felt equally among all Floridians — especially the poor and middle class.
Andrew Skerritt celebrates the fantastic news for supporters of Florida’s medical marijuana initiative. United for Care has so far collected 1.1 million ballots, more than enough for the nearly 700,000 needed to get the measure on the ballot.
Death penalties are just that, they are not meant to be pain free, says John Grant. Family saw the slow execution of convicted Ohio killer Dennis McGuire as “torture,” but the death penalty is a response to “extreme crimes” and does not have to be painless, Grant writes.