Florida Governor Rick Scott just signed it into law. Florida has a new gun control set of standards. There are a few pluses and minuses with what the Florida legislature came up with. The real concern for all of those interested in their Second Amendment rights has to do with the selling and age limits. You will now have to be 21 in order to purchase a gun of any type in the State of Florida. That will probably be challenged in court. Here is what the Governor has approved.
As Written and Reported By Matt Vespa for Townhall:
Again, there are some very good things about Florida’s new gun law that Gov. Rick Scott just signed into law. The anonymous tip line, more programs for mental health, and a guardians program, permitting school employees to carry concealed firearms on campus pending approval by the local school districts—all of this is fine. But the provision to raise the age limit of the purchasing of long guns and the implementation of waiting periods only chips away at Second Amendment rights for Floridians. It does not curb gun violence. It will not prevent another mass shooting at a school. All this did was prevent adults, who can vote and serve in the military, the ability to exercise their constitutional rights (via Associated Press):
The bill isn’t what many of the shooting’s survivors, or the school’s students, wanted — they said it doesn’t go far enough. It also marks Scott’s break with the National Rifle Association, and the group’s powerful lobbyist called the bill “a display of bullying and coercion” that would violate Second Amendment rights and punish law-abiding citizens.
It raises the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and creates a waiting period on sales of the weapons. It also creates a so-called “guardian” …….
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