Florida lawmakers propose gun control laws

Florida lawmakers propose gun control laws
 

Florida lawmakers have proposed a package of gun control bills in what US media are calling swift action in the wake of a mass shooting.
They envisage raising the legal age to buy rifles from 18 to 21 and giving police more control to seize weapons from mentally ill people.
There is also a controversial bill to arm school staff, including teachers.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is due to re-open its doors, two weeks after a gunman killed 17 people there.
Armed guards and grief counsellors will be waiting for students of the Parkland school as they return to class, according to US... read more

 
28 February 2018 in World News, Views: 30
Source: BBC
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