Florida Gun Control Activists Disrupt Ron DeSantis Event

They asked what he’s doing to curb gun violence.

On Thursday (June 2), a ticketed event featuring Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis was interrupted by gun control activists who tried to draw the state executive’s attention over the issue of gun safety.

According to Newsweek, activist Maxwell Alejandro Frost, a Democrat running for Congress in November, interrupted DeSantis while he was speaking at the event at Orlando’s Plaza Live, suggestively titled “Don’t Burn This Country,” asking what it would take for him to take any action on gun violence.

"Governor DeSantis, we're losing 100 people a day due to gun violence," Frost can be heard telling the governor in a clip on the activist’s Twitter account. "Governor, we need you to take action on gun violence."

DeSantis, who initially tried to talk over the activist, then waves his hand in Frost’s direction and says, “Nobody wants to hear from you.” The activist then continues telling DeSantis, “We need to take action.”

"Floridians are dying," Frost continues while shouting over the crowd's booing.

Frost then is escorted out by police as he continues to ask DeSantis to act while the crowd begins chanting “Loser, loser.”

Newsweek reports that three other activists intervened at the same event, asking, “why don’t you care about my life?” and “Why are you making it easier for dangerous people to get guns?”

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