Florida Supreme Court prevents assault weapons ban amendment from getting to voters

Ban Assault Weapons Now Chairwoman Gail Schwartz, aunt of Parkland shooting victim Alex Schachter, signs paperwork as she submits 200 petitions to the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office for review as part of a ballot initiative to put on the 2020 election ballot a ban on the sale of military-grade weapons. With Schwartz at the Broward County Government Center in Fort Lauderdale on Feb. 11, 2019, are, from left; Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg; Debbie Hixon, Parkland shooting victim Chris Hixon’s widow; and Mitch Dworet, Parkland shooting victim Nick Dworet’s father. (Amy Beth Bennett / Sun Sentinel)