A perusal of the Orlando Sentinel on any given day highlights what has become a regional scourge all too common…Read More Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100.
18-year-old walks into gun store. Presto! He buys assault weapon
My younger son the other day told me a harrowing story about a friend of his, a high-school senior who just turned 18, who was hell-bent on buying a gun … Read more
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: Ban Assault Weapons
The proposed bill by Sen. Linda Stewart and Repr. Carlos Guillermo-Smith banning automatic weapons…Read More. Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100.
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: No One Left Behind
Central Florida…We have much to be proud of…Read More Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: Guns Do Not Belong On College Campuses
No Second Amendment ideological debate can ever justify the lunacy of the Florida Senate Judiciary Chairman, Greg Steube, in moving to permit concealed weapons on college campuses…Read More Originally posted for the Orlando Sentinel’s Central…
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: Outlaw Capital Punishment
OUTLAW CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. Recent activity by the Florida Department of Corrections in attempting to shore up its three-drug execution protocol through replacement of two out of the three components, especially in the midst of state…
Where Have all the Lyrics Gone?
Where Have all the Flowers Lyrics Gone? I drop off Isabella, our eighth grader, every morning at school. It’s about a 14-minute ride and during that time, and most of the time, we listen to…
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: Clowning Around
CLOWNING AROUND. The encounter between Lake County middle-school students wearing clown masks and law enforcement poses a challenging First Amendment issue: At what point does an individual’s constitutional right to free expression lose out to the…
Orlando Sentinel’s Central Florida 100: Fare Thee Well, Father John
Orlando lost two patron saints recently. We all know about Arnie and many know about Father John. Father John, who was buried this past Wednesday, touched the lives and hearts of tens of thousands of…
Orlando Sentinel’s CF 100: Lou Pearlman’s Redemption
LOU PEARLMAN’S REDEMPTION. Lou Pearlman had a heart attack and died at the age of 62 incarcerated for 25 years on a Ponzi scheme conviction. It brought back memories of sitting at the Church Street…