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Florida tightens gun laws in defiance of NRA

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Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a bill that would enforce a series of new gun control measures, reports the Tampa Bay Times.

Why it matters: This marks the first legislative steps on gun control that Florida has taken in the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting, defying the NRA and setting a template for other states to follow.