Florida GOP Galvano Committee Gets $200K From ‘Everytown’ Ant-Gun Group

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Florida – -(AmmoLand.com)- Incoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano calls himself a Republican but is rumored to be the one who colluded with anti-gun Democrats to engineer the gun control package included in SB-7026 this past session. SB-7026 contained three major gun control provisions and was rammed down the throats of Senate and House Republican legislators. The report below below adds credence to that rumor.

Looks like our Second Amendment Rights were sold for a large contribution from anti-gun former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

All of this while the anti-gunners keep accusing legislators of taking money from NRA. In reality, no Florida Senate or House member or candidate for the Florida Senate or House has received a direct contribution from NRA in almost 20 years.


September 13, 2018

NSF Staff

A political committee led by incoming Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, last week received a $200,000 contribution from a national group that backs gun restrictions.

Galvano’s Innovate Florida committee received the money Sept. 4 from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, which is heavily backed by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, according to a newly filed finance report.

Also last week, the Galvano committee spent $335,447. The largest chunk of that money, $250,000, went to the Florida Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, which is helping fund GOP Senate candidates this fall.

Also, Galvano’s committee sent $75,000 to Friends of Dana Young, a committee backing Sen. Dana Young, R-Tampa, in her closely watched re-election battle in Hillsborough County’s Senate District 18.

Galvano’s committee had about $231,000 in cash on hand as of last Friday, the report shows

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Unfortunately, our primary is past, so now our choice is this traitor or a Socialist Demon-crat. The lesser of two evils is still evil. Why couldn’t this have come out earlier, in time to have an effect on the primary?


The Republican Party needs to weed these assholes out… Bring them to light BEFORE election, the Party KNOWS who they are yet do nothing just to get an “R” in that seat. A lying “R” is no better that a lying “D”… UNDERSTAND ?????


Heads up voters. RINOs like this one exist everywhere. Do your research and vote them out or lose your rights.


Galvano is the hand picked successor of Jose Negron, the previous senate president.
Negron was a total and complete Rino who stopped campus carry and open carry in past legislative sessions.
Now Galvano was instrumental in the passage of 7026, the bump stock ban, waiting period for rifles and no gun sales to under 21 year olds.
He is from Bradenton Florida, so I do not get to vote him out of office.
We need to primary all these RINO’s out of office and get in some second amendment friendly Republicans!


Mr. Duracoat, you’re commentary is spot on. Florida’s Republican Party has been lead by RINOs for far too long. Conservatives have a dilemma, whom to vote for when you’re choice is to vote for the lesser of two evils. Politicians are like cockroaches, they will survive no matter what. Many Republicans will abandon values and principles to retain
they’re political office.