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

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 Rick Scott, who supports most but not all of the provisions in the bill. He told reporters Wednesday, “I am going to...

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