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Tomorrow, Fl House will try to roll back the Marjory Stoneman Douglas act passed after the Parkland shooting. (Original Post) LetMyPeopleVote Jan 2024 OP
Florida GOP is moving a DeSantis-backed bill forward to LOWER the minimum age to purchase AR-15s from 21 to 18-years LetMyPeopleVote Jan 2024 #1
This is the law that David Hogg got passed LetMyPeopleVote Jan 2024 #2
So...... the problem is...... Fla_Democrat Feb 2024 #3
We really need to have a national discussion sarisataka Feb 2024 #4
That question is why melm00se Feb 2024 #5
The last document listed in the first reply seems to me to be removing the yagotme Feb 2024 #6

sarisataka

(19,056 posts)
4. We really need to have a national discussion
Thu Feb 1, 2024, 01:59 PM
Feb 2024

When is a person an adult? 16, 18, 21, 25?

It should then apply to all "adult" rights- guns, voting, drinking, prosecution of crimes, etc

melm00se

(5,000 posts)
5. That question is why
Sat Feb 3, 2024, 12:43 PM
Feb 2024

the 19th and 26th Amendments were ratified.

In both cases, various states had conflicting definitions of the issues addressed in the respective amendments.

These 2 amendments also indicate that politicians (and hell, a lot of people) are incapable of looking down the road. They would rather treat symptoms vs. curing the underlying disease.




yagotme

(3,064 posts)
6. The last document listed in the first reply seems to me to be removing the
Sat Feb 3, 2024, 03:37 PM
Feb 2024

"police only" exemption from the law. Lowering the age to 18 (which several states have as their minimum for long arms) removes that provision pretty much automatically.

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