Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum is “harmful for Florida,” Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was killed within the Parkland faculty taking pictures says in a robocall for Ron DeSantis’ campaign.
Pollack grew to become politically energetic after the Feb. 14 taking pictures left 17 folks useless at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty, Florida Politics noted. He has supported Gov. Rick Scott, showing in an advert launched by Scott earlier this month.
The robocall is an try to discredit Gillum’s relationship with police, Florida Politics stated. Within the 44-second name, Pollack says he’s supporting DeSantis “to make sure that no guardian loses their baby in a college taking pictures once more.”
He says Gillum will “defund the police, and hold them out of our faculties.”
At difficulty is a pledge signed by Gillum to not settle for cash from the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation or non-public jail companies, Florida Politics famous, including that it additionally features a promise to help Dream Defenders’ “Freedom Papers,” which incorporates extra radical guarantees.
Gillum and DeSantis have clashed over a brand new Florida legislation put in place after the taking pictures that raised the minimal age to purchase rifles and shotguns, prolonged ready durations to incorporate lengthy weapons, banned bump shares and included faculty safety provisions, the Sun-Sentinel reported.
DeSantis beforehand stated he would have vetoed the legislation and stated he thinks the availability elevating the authorized age to by firearms will probably be struck down as unconstitutional, the newspaper stated. He stated extra must be finished on faculty safety.
Gillum has spoken positively in regards to the legislation and claimed that DeSantis’ opposition is “as a result of he’s wholly owned by the NRA,” in response to the Solar-Sentinal.