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Charlie Crist, St. Pete City Councilmembers stand against gun violence

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Former Gov. Charlie Crist, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and four council members took a stand against gun violence Thursday when the Vocal Majority bus tour stopped in the city. The bus tour is the inspiration of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy combat veteran and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly. Neither Giffords nor Kelly was there. But those who were there carried the anti-gun violence message forward. Kriseman referred to the candlelit ceremony held on…

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Rick Kriseman, St. Pete Council members join call to stop gun violence

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and council members Lisa Wheeler-Bowman and Amy Foster will join the 2016 Vocal Majority Bus Tour Thursday as it stops in the city to call on voters this November to help stop gun violence. The event will be the fourth stop of the 2016 Vocal Majority Tour — a six-week, 14-state national bus tour that stretches until Election Day. The Vocal Majority Tour is traveling to communities in battleground states and districts for grassroots events with…

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Mark Kelly joins Patrick Murphy in attacking Marco Rubio voting record on gun issues

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U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy has received the endorsement of Americans for Responsible Solutions, the super PAC led by former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords and her husband, retired NASA astronaut Mark Kelly. “We really strongly believe that Congressman Murphy is the best person in this race to fight for the responsible steps that we need to help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people,” Kelly said in a conference call organized by the Murphy campaign on Wednesday.”He’s the guy we need to help…

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Gabby Giffords anti-violence group calls out Marco Rubio on terrorist watch list votes

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As Marco Rubio contemplates continuing his career in the U.S. Senate beyond the end of this year, an anti-violence group is bashing him for his record of voting to protect the loophole in federal law that allows known and suspected terrorists on the FBI’s watch list to pass a criminal background check and legally purchase guns at federally licensed firearms dealers. “In the aftermath of the San Bernardino tragedy last December, Sen. Rubio failed to stand up to the gun…

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