dennis baxley http://blog.wlrn.org en Florida Political Leaders Offer A Range Of Responses To Newtown School Massacre http://blog.wlrn.org/post/florida-political-leaders-offer-range-responses-newtown-school-massacre <p></p><p>Florida leaders are expressing themselves, although not always clearly, after the elementary school massacre in Newtown last week.</p><p>Some Florida Democrats, including Tampa U. S. Rep. Kathy Castor, are calling for new restrictions on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.</p><p>Congressman Rich Nugent, a&nbsp; Republican and former sheriff from Brooksville, says more gun control would be far less useful than identifying and treating mental illness.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:17:52 +0000 Rick Stone 6460 at http://blog.wlrn.org Florida Political Leaders Offer A Range Of Responses To Newtown School Massacre