What cities and states are doing about guns since Parkland shooting … – CNN

Several cities and states have taken matters into their own hands since the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, from raising the age limit for owning guns, banning bump stocks or increasing gun restrictions for people convicted of domestic abuse. Here are some highlights: Deerfield, Illinois

Officials in Deerfield, Illinois, passed an ordinance that not only bans assault weapons, but will penalize residents who don’t forfeit or secure weapons that fall under the ban by June 13. They could be charged from $200 to $1,000 a day as a penalty, according to the new rule in the Chicago suburb that passed April 2. The ordinance makes specific reference to recent mass shootings in Parkland, Florida; Las Vegas; and Sutherland Springs, Texas. And it passed with the aim of increasing “public’s sense of safety.” But gun advocates call the measure “draconian” and groups have filed lawsuit against it. Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill named after Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in March that tightens gun control in several ways but also includes a controversial provision that would allow some teachers to be armed. It raised the minimum age to purchase a firearm to 21, required a three-day waiting period for firearm purchases and banned the sale or possession of bump fire stocks. The National Rifle Association immediately filed a federal lawsuit against Florida, saying the age-minimum section of the law violates the second and 14th amendments of the US Constitution. The new law also allows law enforcement officers to ask the court to temporarily prohibit someone from possessing or buying firearms. Lincoln, Nebraska

The Lincoln City Council voted unanimously on an ordinance to ban bump stocks in March,

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