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After Florida Lawmakers Pass Gun Control Measures, Will Federal Lawmakers Follow?

Last week, President Donald Trump said he wanted comprehensive gun reform, but you would be forgiven if you don’t remember. Since then, the President’s agenda has featured anything but, with NRA meetings at the White House and today, a summit on violent video games.
Yesterday, in response to the Parkland school shooting, Florida lawmakers approved a bill that would, among other changes, raise the minimum age to buy a gun from 18 to 21, add a three day wait period, and allow some teachers and faculty members to carry concealed weapons in school. But will federal lawmakers ever follow suit?
Andrea Campbell, a Democrat and president of the Boston City Council, and Jennifer Nassour, former Chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party and founder of Conservative Women for a Better Future, joined Jim Braude to discuss.


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