Miami-Dade County Commission calls for speedier executions of mass shooters

Miami-Dade County Commissioners are calling on Florida lawmakers to expedite the execution of convicted mass shooters.

The 13-member panel approved a resolution Tuesday by Chair Jose “Pepe” Diaz urging the Legislature to enact a measure that would speed postconviction capital punishment proceedings, “to the extent possible,” for individuals who committed a mass shooting.

Commissioner Eileen Higgins was the sole “no” vote on the item, which the County Clerk’s Office will send to Gov. Ron DeSantis, Senate President Wilton Simpson, House Speaker Chris Sprowls and members of the Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation.

Florida has been the site of numerous mass shootings, including world

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