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@GailL1wrote:

I take back what I said about compromise -

The NRA is filing suit in Florida on the (all) gun age increase.


Of course they did. The NRA is not interested in compromise, the right to bear arms, anything about Constitution, or the welfare of any citizen. The NRA is interested in one thing only .......... the money they make lobbying for the weapons manufacturers. It's hard to believe that all Americans have not realized that simple truth.


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NRA hipocrisy -

 

Link to tweet

 

 

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I take back what I said about compromise -

The NRA is filing suit in Florida on the (all) gun age increase.

* * * * It's Always Something . . . Roseanne Roseannadanna
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It's likely that Florida is only the first state to take those steps...

 

Sure hope they become nationally adoped and standardised...

 

 

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I am not really sure why the MSM is pushing this as an action of defiance against the NRA.  In large part they still controlled much of the narrative within this legislation.  It was a compromise of sort - arming some teachers, identifying those who should not have any guns because of some condition.

 

The legislation could have been much, much stronger but the NRA's efforts kept it to the minimum acceptable.  

 

I think it was a good compromise effort.  Yes, let's give credit where credit is due and hope that these new controls pay off and save lives.

 

Tampa Bay Times 03/06/2018 - Emotional Florida House appears on the verge of approving bill on guns ...

 

For hours Tuesday, the 76-member Republican majority defeated every Democrat-sponsored amendment.

 

Democrats tried to outlaw assault weapons and large-scale magazines, tax ammunition, require background checks on all gun transactions, mandate safety improvements at pawn shops and gun stores and allow cities and counties to pass stricter gun laws than the Legislature.

All failed, largely along party lines.

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Lets Give Credit Where it's Due

 

Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a bill that would enforce a series of new gun control measures, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Why it matters: This marks the first legislative steps on gun control that Florida has taken in the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting, defying the NRA and setting a template for other states to follow.

 

What's in it:

  • Three-day waiting period for all firearm purchases.
  • Raises minimum age from 18 to 21.
  • Bans sale of bump stocks.
  • Allows judges to confiscate weapons from people deemed a threat.
  • Hundreds of millions in funding for mental health and school security.

Important: The bill also creates a $67 million program for sheriffs to train gun-wielding school personnel on how to take down an active shooter.

 

Source - https://www.axios.com/florida-gov-rick-scott-signs-gun-control-legislation--371a6e15-8b62-4e1d-b9db-...

 

 

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