Florida House Passes Gun Control, School Safety Bill

(From UPI)

The Florida House on Wednesday passed a bill that includes some gun control measures and more public safety resources in response to the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland last month.

Gun control measures in the bill, which passed 67-50, include a ban on bump stocks, an increase of the minimum age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21 and a three-day waiting period on all gun purchases.

Democrats tried to add an amendment that would ban assault weapons, but it was voted down.

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