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FAMM has a long history in Florida, and we are working tirelessly for reform.

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How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in Florida

You can do several things to work toward reforming Florida’s sentencing laws.

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FAMM Applauds Bill to Reform “10-20-Life” Gun Sentencing Law

Monday, September 30, 2013

GAINESVILLE, FLA. – FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) Florida Project Director Greg Newburn today applauded a bill aimed in part at correcting the unintended consequences of Florida’s “10-20-Life” gun sentencing law. HB 89, filed by Representative Neil Combee (R, Polk City), is designed to restore the rights of Floridians to protect the “Defense of Life, … Read More

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FAMM Applauds New Trial Ruling for Marissa Alexander

Thursday, September 26, 2013

GAINESVILLE, FLA. – FAMM (Families Against Mandatory Minimums) Florida Project Director Greg Newburn today applauded a decision by Florida’s First District Court of Appeal granting Marissa Alexander a new trial on her conviction for aggravated assault. Alexander was sentenced to 20 years in prison under Florida’s “10-20-Life” gun sentencing law. The appeals court ruled that … Read More

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