Democrat from Florida
Christopher L. "Chris" Smith is a Democratic state senator representing parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties. He was a state representative from 1998-2006 and elected to the Senate in 2008.
Recent statements involving Christopher L. Smith
Since Florida passed the "stand your ground" law in 2005, deaths due to self-defense have jumped over 250 percent.
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The Legislature again is tinkering with Florida elections laws. Get the lowdown.
Turn on the news. Someone from Florida might be talking the death of Trayvon Martin and a controversial law that allows people to use fatal force if they feel their life is in danger.