Sen. Marco Rubio, a Republican, has pushed a bill to enhance criminal background checks, a bill requiring the Federal Bureau of Investigation to tell states when someone fails a background check, a program for intervening when children are potential threats, and some form of temporary gun-violence restraining order. Sen.
"I want us to do today what the kids asked us to do when 10,000 of them came up here on the steps of the capitol and asked us", she said.
Democrats proposed several amendments to the bill Saturday, including an outright ban on AR-15 rifles like the one used in the school shooting, as well as a two-year moratorium on sales.
Democrats introduced a two-year ban on the sale, delivery and transfer of AR-15-style rifles - the type of weapon used in the February 14 shooting.
NK rejects talks with United States 'under preconditions'
North Korea, whose official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has repeatedly described the drills as a threat. North Korea reiterated on Saturday that it was willing to talk to the USA but said it would never sit with any precondition.
The senate will take up the bill for questioning before a final vote, which will take place on Monday. Democratic lawmakers attempted to put the gun restriction into a bill, SB 7026, that would invest money in mental health and school safety programs.
The victory for gun control supporters was short-lived, however, as the Florida senate subsequently rescinded the ban...
It was clear that senators were divided on the bill, and not just on party lines.
The so-called "school marshal program" would allow school districts to work with county law enforcement to deputize trained school personnel to carry concealed weapons during school hours.
On the other side, Democrats say the legislation doesn't go far enough. But much of the debate Saturday revolved around gun control and whether people should have a right to own an assault rifle.
The state senate initially passed the measure on a voice vote, but the body reconsidered the amendment and voted to overturn it. David Simmons. Simmons said people need guns to protect themselves from a tyrannical government.
Allow police to take away weapons from someone under a domestic violence injunction. Lawmakers are scrambling to take some kind of action before then. Republican Sen. Dana Young of Tampa missed the vote. Budget committees in the House and Senate signed off on a suite of bills that include raising the minimum age to purchase a firearm from 18 to 21 and mandating a three-day waiting period for most gun purchases.
Parkland parents and students who have appeared before legislative committees were overwhelmingly opposed to arming school teachers.
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A street artist known as Plastic Jesus has added to the troll-fest of Hollywood prior to its biggest night of the year. The artist - whose real name is unknown - said it took two months to make the statue, and it was paid for by donations.
Davis allegedly escaped from the dormitory on foot, leading to a campus lockdown and a citywide manhunt for the alleged shooter. Mount Pleasant is about a 285-mile (460-kilometre) drive from the family's hometown of Plainfield, Illinois.
The 42-year-old finished joint-23rd at Torrey Pines , before failing to make the cut at the Genesis Open last month. Each and every time I've come out to tournaments, I'm getting the feel of the round faster.
Instead, it said it is talking to "like-minded people". "But there are circumstances and so we will have to be here", he said. But the designated Chief Minister said: "It is not about the single largest but it is about the group who has the majority".
Lesnar, 40, is under contract with WWE through WrestleMania 34 . "When Brock Lesnar won the championship, it was fun". Lesnar to come across like a shoot as much as possible, which is where Reigns' worked-shoot promo from RAW comes in.
California labor law prohibits refusing to hire employees based on characteristics like race or gender. The lawsuit suggests that some of Google's efforts were clumsy, and may have been counterproductive.
Many people were seen taking selfies with their mobile phones, capturing the colorful moments during the celebration. In recent years there has been a music festival inspired by the Hindu festival called the Festival of Colours tour.
But let's take it out of the context of a president talking about his attorney general. "Isn't the I.G.an Obama guy?" On CNN, Rep. For the moment, the president has left his attorney general little choice but to defend his department.
Sources familiar with the matter tell Cheddar that Snap is now manufacturing a second version of Spectacles for launch this fall. The company is reportedly also interested in licensing its cameras to traditional glasses companies, including Luxottica Group.
During the operation, ICE's Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 232 individuals for violating US immigration laws. Homan added on Fox News' "Fox & Friends" that the Department of Justice is "reviewing" whether Schaaf broke any laws.
WATCH Justin Thomas hole out for walk-off eagle at WGC-Mexico
Sharma started the third round solidly with three birdies in the first six holes but was a mediocre one-over the rest of the way. For a player who is almost five years removed from his last victory (2013 Open Championship) the confidence has returned.
White House on lock-down as man shoots self
Correspondents who were in the White House at the time were put on lockdown in the press briefing room following the incident. The incident increased security at the White House, and reporters were temporarily sent down to the basement.
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Apparently not everyone is sold on the idea of Lamar Jackson as an National Football League quarterback. Jackson did not catch a single pass during his three-year tenure at Louisville.
Amazon's Alexa is down for everyone right now
Amazon Echo owners at Business Insider confirmed that Alexa is acting up, and it's being slow and buggy. Amazon's bigger goal, however, is to teach Alexa to become a multilingual assistant.