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Florida Alert: Gun Control Bill Signed – NRA Files Lawsuit

Friday, March 9, 2018

 

DATE:     March 9, 2018
TO:         USF & NRA Member and Friends
FROM:    Marion P. Hammer
  USF Executive Director
  NRA Past President

 

This afternoon, Governor Rick Scott signed SB-7026 (touted in the media as Florida’s “gun control” bill) into law, violating the Second Amendment rights of persons between the ages of 18-21.


The bill prohibits any person under 21 years of age from purchasing a firearm – any firearm – PERIOD. The bill took effect immediately.

As a result, this afternoon the NRA filed a lawsuit in federal court against the State of Florida for violating the constitutional rights of young adults between the ages of 18-21.

The gun control provisions in this bill do not enhance school safety. They merely punish law-abiding citizens for the actions of a mentally ill murderer as well as the failure of government officials who did not do their jobs.

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