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Gun Buyers ClubThe N.R.A. asserted that the law was a particularly egregious violation of the rights of young women, who they contended “pose a relatively slight risk of perpetrating a school shooting such as the one that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, or, for that matter, a violent crime of any kind.”

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Standing with a group of families who had traveled to the State Capitol from Parkland, an emotional Mr. Scott called the classmates of the slain

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law sweeping changes to school safety and gun access Friday — a measure crafted in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

And almost immediately, the National Rifle Association filed a federal lawsuit to block some of it from taking effect.

The new legislation raises the minimum age to buy rifles from 18 to 21, which the NRA claims violates the Second Amendment.

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Gun Buyers ClubSurvivors of the massacre at a Parkland, Fla., high school have held vigils, angrily chanting “No more guns!” They’ve demanded that state legislators outlaw the AR-15, the kind of rapid-fire weapon with which 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed.

Other students added their voices to the anti-gun-violence chorus. In Washington, D.C., they marched on the U.S. Capitol, shouting: “Our blood, your hands!”

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Similar expressions of pain and frustration, outrage and determination, have followed

CORRECTS DAY TO FRIDAY INSTEAD OF THURSDAY - Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act in the governor's office at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Friday, March 9, 2018. Scott is flanked by the victims' parents Jennifer Montalto, left, Ryan Petty, second from left, Andrew Pollack, right, and his son Hunter Pollack, second from right. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Photo: Mark Wallheiser / FR171224 AP
CORRECTS DAY TO FRIDAY INSTEAD OF THURSDAY - Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act in the governor's office at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Friday, March 9, 2018. Scott is flanked by the victims' parents Jennifer Montalto, left, Ryan
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