In the aftermath of the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Marco Rubio promised Floridians that he would support commonsense legislation to stop gun violence. But in the years since, he’s failed to keep his word, opposing the same measures he once supported and choosing to side with the gun industry over his constituents.
“Marco Rubio told Floridians that he would support commonsense measures to keep them safe from gun violence. But time and again, he’s chosen the gun lobby over keeping his promises in the wake of tragic mass shootings. Rubio doesn’t have the courage to stand up to the special interests and his party leaders, and Floridians are paying the price,” said Florida Democratic Party spokesperson Grant Fox.
As Congressional leaders propose new gun safety measures following a string of recent mass shootings, Rubio is breaking the promises he made to Floridians: