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Florida Governor Calls For Raising Age Limit For Gun Purchases From 18 To 21

Instead of broader gun control, Gov. Rick Scott wants to keep guns away from mentally ill or violent people. He announced funds for "school hardening" and police officers in every school.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants a range of measures aimed at preventing shootings like the one last week at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Scott is seen here during a meeting with law enforcement, mental health and education officials on Tuesday. Source: Colin Hackley

Florida's Republican governor is calling for a range of measures that aim to prevent shootings like the one that occurred last week in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and staff were killed.

In a news conference Friday in Tallahassee,

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