Rick Scott Will Headline a $20,000-Per-Seat Gun Raffle Next Month

From Orlando Weekly‘s Colin Wolf, 04/24/2018:

According to Florida Politics, Scott will speak at the $20,000-per-seat Hillsborough County Lincoln Day Dinner on May 21, alongside several Florida Republican lawmakers, including Attorney General Pam Bondi.

The big raffle prize is a $949 Colt pistol.

Though he did pass the school safety bill last month following the school shooting in Parkland, Scott, who currently holds an A-plus rating from the NRA and is running for a U.S. Senate seat, has a long history of complete inaction on his state’s gun violence issues.

Despite two of the top 10 worst mass shootings in modern U.S. history happening on his watch, Scott has tried to ban doctors from asking patients if they own a gun, pushed for guns on college campuses, and even cut the costs of concealed weapons permits three times in the past seven years.

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