Florida Bill Would Require Bullet Buyers to Take Anger Management Classes

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State Sen. Audrey Gibson, a Democrat from Jacksonville, has drawn the ire of gun rights groups after introducing a bill that would require anyone who wishes to buy ammunition in Florida to complete an anger management class. The bill would also require a three-day waiting period for the sale of all firearms, not just handguns.

Her bill, SB 1229, would require anyone purchasing ammunition to present a certificate stating they've completed an anger management course. Bullet buyers would have to retake the class once every ten years. Failing to do so would constitute a second-degree misdemeanor.

"It's about getting people to think, really, about how much ammunition they need," Gibson told Fox News. "It's a step, I think, in a safer direction. It's about getting people to think before they buy."

"When I first saw it, I thought it had to be a joke," Sean Caranna, executive director of Florida Carry, shot back. "They're trying to say that anyone who owns a gun or shoots a gun or has ammunition for it needs counseling and obviously has some anger problems."

Of course, its unlikely to pass in Florida's Republican-controlled legislature.

The bill is just one of several introduced by Florida Democrats concerning firearms this session. Bills requiring that only licensed gun dealers sell firearms at gun shows, several bills looking to give local government more control over gun laws, and a bill banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines have also been introduced.

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She should tak stupidity management courses...weekly......let's vote them all out in 1014!


She should take stupidity m anagement course...weekly.....


I didn't need a anger management class till I read what this idiot senator wants to do. Now I need one. Andrey, did you know you just made everyone  upset and ANGRY? I don't need you to tell me to think how much ammo I need when I go shoot at the range.  I am so sick of  you politicians and your STUPID ideas. Hey, I have a good idea.  Why don't you go arrest the bad guys and put them away for a long time. Gee, do you think that is a good idea. I guess not, you would rather HARASS law abiding citizens since it is easier than catching  criminals.

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