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@mandm84wrote:

Florida still did nothing to stop the Gun Show and Private Gun purchase Loopholes that involve NO Background Checks. They also did nothing to stop Large Capacity Assault Style Weapons from Mass Killings in the future.

IMO , What they did will do very little to stop the bleeding.


 

Yeah, background checks to weed out crazies and Felons. No guns for them!

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Florida still did nothing to stop the Gun Show and Private Gun purchase Loopholes that involve NO Background Checks. They also did nothing to stop Large Capacity Assault Style Weapons from Mass Killings in the future.

IMO , What they did will do very little to stop the bleeding.

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I applaud Florida R's for making this happen and listening to the students. Yes, it could have gone farther, but this is a good size step for a state that is significantly red at the state level. As for the NRA - it merely confirms their deep-seated 19th century mentality, yet we are dealing with 21st century weapons that inflict mass casualties in a matter of seconds.

 

What Florida did should be enacted at the federal level, but those spineless, gutless wonders in Congress will never buck the NRA to do anything. That's why they have to be voted out of office.

 

It's good to see that the younger generation is smarter and wiser than some of their forebears. Change will happen as the generation of old, white R's die off. The NRA knows this, and that's why they want to get kids into guns sooner rather than later, IMO.

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@Centristsin2010wrote:
 
Don't Conservatives and Conservative groups usually cite "states rights"?  Only when it serves them and their self-serving positions.

I say once more.  Radical groupings[s] of people with a common interest such as 2nd Amendment Rights..........Supreme Court composition.........xenophobia of various kinds....single issue voters have appropriated the word "conservative" to use for advocating their specific agenda and claim exclusivity.  Conservatives, they are not!  Radicals, they are! 

 

Any political entity, such as a Party, employing inaccurate propaganda in their policy are culpable.  Difference between Republcans and Democratics is that Republican have been knowingly complicit in that corruption, participated deliberately and with purpose.  Cynicism personified.  Democrats appear more naieve in that regard, to their decided disadvantage.

 

That posturing is a smoke screen seeking to employ and exploit people who really don't understand how they are being exploited.   After so many years of mis-representation of the truth of it, the word'conservative' has been corrupted within the English Language.  The same thing is true for the word Liberal and it has been primarily by the 'Radicals'.  It has NOT been accidental. 

 

These are rules set by unconscionable people.  Participating, even a little bit,  allows the real culprits to hide behind a propaganda screen they deliberately created in order to cloak themselves in respectability.  When any of us accept that distortion of the truth a negative character image can then be employed to encompass ANYONE who agrees OR disagrees with a stated argument.  Classic.

 

A stereotype.  The tactic employed by authoritarian AND radical elements of a society, seemingly before history itself.  THEM vs. US.  Some one to blame.  A target different from US. 

 

Anyone who disagrees with any stance taken on any issue advocated by the radical group automatically becomes 'the enemy'.......regardless of any nuances involved.  IF you're not for us, you're against us!

 

Such posturing has nothing at all to do with the real merits of a candid theoretical proposal.

Sophists do that sort of thing.

 

Divisive and Destructive, so it is....and that's the truth!....Pfffffbbbbllllttttttt!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Centrists wrote-Don't Conservatives and Conservative groups usually cite "states rights"?  Only when it serves them and their self-serving positions.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Not at all .2nd admendment supercedes state rights. We can`t have 50 states making their own laws to whatever their whims might be. Can`t have liberal groups make laws only when it serves their self-serving positions.

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Centrist, we've known for decades the NRA has no character and they don't care about the safety of our children. They only care about dominating Congress and maintaining their power.

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NRA sues Florida to block part of new gun law

 

The National Rifle Association is suing the state of Florida after Gov. Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 7026 into law Friday, the first gun control legislation enacted in the state after the Parkland school massacre on February 14.

 
The NRA suit focuses on the part of the law that raises the minimum age to purchase a firearm to 21 from 18.
 
"This bill punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual," executive director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action Chris W. Cox said. "Securing our schools and protecting the constitutional rights of Americans are not mutually exclusive."
 
Seventeen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when a 19-year-old man with a semi-automatic military-style rifle opened fire.
 
The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Florida, says the age minimum section of the new law violates the second and 14th amendments of the US Constitution.
 
The NRA argues people who are 18 years old are considered adults "for almost all purposes and certainly for the purposes of the exercise of fundamental constitutional rights."
 
The organization also contends federal law already prevents many Americans 21 or younger from buying certain types of guns. Florida's law unconstitutionally broadens those limits, the NRA says.
 
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who is named as a defendant, said she was proud of the law.
 
"This bill is not perfect, and sadly it will not bring back the 17 lives lost in the horrific school shooting, but the safety of our children is not a political issue, it's simply the right thing to do," she said.
 
Bondi also lauded the students of Stoneman Douglas, many of whom have called for tougher gun laws.
 
Several students texted CNN's Dianne Gallagher with their excitement about Scott signing the measures.
 
"We are happy and ready to keep working!!," wrote junior Connor Dietrich.
 
"We have much more planned. This is just the beginning," Tyra Hemans said.
 
The new law also bans the sale or possession of bump fire stocks, gives law enforcement greater power to seize weapons and ammunition from those deemed mentally unfit, and provides additional funding for armed school resource officers.
 
A controversial part of the new law is known as the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, which arms some teachers if both the local school district and local sheriff's department agree. The $67 million provision is named after the coach who shielded students with his own body and died in last month's shooting.
 
An NRA statement issued after the governor signed the law said the organization supports increased school security, fixing what it called a broken mental health system and keeping guns away from people who are mentally ill.
 
 
Don't Conservatives and Conservative groups usually cite "states rights"?  Only when it serves them and their self-serving positions.

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