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Darryl E. Owens: SCOTUS hits mark for domestic violence with disarming Voisine ruling

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After the Pulse tragedy, gun control talks predictably spiked. The gun lobby trained its sights on proposals that supposedly kneecapped the Second Amendment. Weary anti-gun violence crusaders petitioned Congress to holster massacres by doing something — anything. Shouting, pleading, debating, cajoling, exhorting — and a brief political theater revival of circa ‘60s sit-ins — appallingly accomplished doodly-squat. America’s firm majority which backs broader gun control measures dejectedly shoveled dirt on the latest prospect of kick-starting congressional inertia. That failure, however,…

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Cory Booker to headline Florida Dems Leadership Blue Gala in Hollywood next month

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Florida Democratic Party Chair Allison Tant announced Wednesday that New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will speak at the party’s 2016 Leadership Blue Gala on June 18 in Hollywood. “As the largest swing state in the nation, Florida will play a determining role in stopping Donald Trump and returning the Senate to Democratic hands,” Booker said in a statement. “While we know the work ahead won’t be easy, I know Sunshine State Democrats are fired up and ready to deliver Florida for the third time in a row. I look forward to seeing you this…

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