Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer

Florida shooting: Gun control law moves step closer
 

New gun control measures for Florida have passed another legal hurdle, weeks after one of the worst school shootings in US history.
The state's House of Representatives passed a bill raising the age to buy a gun from 18 to 21 and imposing a three-day waiting period on all gun sales.
The bill, already passed by the Senate, now goes to the state governor.
Seventeen people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on 14 February.
Since the shooting, many surviving students have lobbied politicians for greater gun control.
State lawmakers debated the bill for... read more

 
8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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