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State attorney general remains opposed to assault weapons ban

Aug 06, 2019 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody was not backing down Monday from her opposition to a proposed assault weapons ban, despite the weekend's mass shootings.

At a news conference in Jacksonville, Moody called the petition by the group Ban Assault Weapons Now, which would ban rifles and shotguns capable of handling magazines with more than 10 rounds, as a "hide the ball" proposal, according to Florida Politics.

She called it a "deceitful and misleading ... far-reaching and misleading...