Tag Archives: criminal justice

House bill proposes to drop gun-buying age to 18

Republican Florida House of Representatives Bobby Payne, Palatka, and Tyler Sirois, Merritt Island, are cosponsoring HB 1543, which proposes to reduce the minimum age at which a person may purchase, sell or transfer a firearm from 21 to 18. The measure is headed to the Criminal Justice Subcommittee for discussion March 13.

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The Point, Jan. 11, 2023: WUFT Special Report: Nay’loni Fairley

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News Special Report: Nay’loni Fairley: Jacksonville father recalls losing his ‘Dazzling Doll.’ “‘I just hope it gets better, because we’re all suffering, and it doesn’t get better,’ he said. ‘As the …

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Marion County judge helping Ukraine start a Veterans Treatment Court

A Marion County judge is working with experts around the country to aid veterans in Ukraine. For 20 years, Judge Jim McCune has served on the bench in Marion County. His effort to help veterans in the court system has had a positive impact on the local community and is now reaching the global scale. McCune and a team around the country are working to provide a Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) for soldiers in Ukraine. 

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