Florida Lawmakers Pass Gun Control Measure, But Governor’s Response Uncertain

BRIDGETON, MO - NOVEMBER 16 : Handguns are seen at Metro Shooting Supplies on November 16, 2014 in Bridgeton, Missouri as the gun shop near Ferguson sees increase in business ahead of awaited grand jurys decision. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Florida lawmakers on Wednesday passed new gun legislation despite the National Rifle Association lobbying against it, displaying the effect of the recent Parkland school shooting on lawmakers’ attitudes toward gun control. The state House of Representatives voted 67-50 to approve the bill Wednesday after the state Senate approved it Monday. It goes now to Florida Governor…



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