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The legislation narrowly passed the state Senate on Monday before passing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday in a 67-50 vote.
Marion Hammer, the NRA's Florida lobbyist, has denounced the bill as an unconstitutional infringement on the Second Amendment and said it passed the state House in "a display of bullying and coercion".
"The effect of Florida's age-based ban is to impose a significant, unequal, and impermissible burden on the right to keep and bear arms of a class of millions of law-abiding 18-to-20 year-old adult citizens", the group said in the lawsuit.
In Tallahassee, the students cited age restrictions and an assault weapons ban as their top priorities for the legislation. Instead, he wanted lawmakers to adopt his own $500 million proposal to put at least one law enforcement officer in every school. Each school district would decide whether to opt in.
He approved a three-day waiting period for the purchase of all firearms and raising the age to buy a gun from 18 to 21-changes the NRA sees as violating the rights of gun owners.
Florida would join at least six other states - Georgia, Kansas, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wyoming - with laws allowing school employees to carry firearms at kindergarten-12 public schools, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Mary Beth Tinker actually visited the school in 2013 to talk to the students about her role in Tinker vs. Des Moines, the seminal Supreme Court case around student speech and protest.
"It immediately jumped to mind that if you are a Conservative leader and you take objection to the money being funneled from the government to Planned Parenthood and you want to plan an equivalent protest for all the lives you feel that have been lost through that ... that would be laughed out of the classroom", the father said. She said it also includes a $30 increase in the monthly allowance given to nursing home residents, providing them $135 for personal care items, like hair styling.
He said: "I'm taking and swallowing that poison pill".
"If guns (on campuses) are the appropriate answer, then we owe it to our children to provide appropriate numbers of professionally trained law enforcement personnel, such as school resource officers, school safety officers and local police whose work assignment is to protect students and staff at the school", Nesvig said.
Most classroom teachers are excluded from volunteering for the program, a compromise aimed at earning the support of the governor, and many lawmakers, who opposed the idea.
Bradley, who was a major proponent of the initiative, said it represents the largest financial commitment to the program since the state budget was undermined by the last recession.
The bill overcame strenuous objections to provisions permitting school staff to carry guns on the job. "I know there's lots of things in there that are a start, and there's in there that's going to bring some pieces back together for Parkland".
Several students texted CNN's Dianne Gallagher with their excitement about Scott signing the measures.
The teacher-arming provision would allow school districts that don't want to participate to opt out of the program.
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