Last month we blogged about Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s desire to ban weapons in a 4 mile radius of downtown Tampa during the Republican National Convention in August. His only hope for making this happen was in asking Governor Rick Scott to bypass state law (within his power under certain emergency circumstances). But Gov. Scott announced this week that he will not be supporting the ban. [Read more…]
Occupy Tampa Protesters Beg To Be Arrested?
The “Occupy” movement is in full swing in Tampa, where news reports of protester-police relationships are varied, interesting, and often conflicting. Conflicting reports about Occupy movements across the country are not surprising as the mainstream media doesn’t seem to know how to handle the protests that don’t resemble any other movement of recent years. [Read more…]