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Guns bills win support in House



A pair of high-profile, NRA-supported gun bills won the support of the Florida House on Thursday.

One proposal seeks to extend "stand your ground" immunity to people who fire a warning shot or threaten to use other deadly force in cases of self-defense.

The second bill would prevent children from facing severe punishments for playing with simulated weapons in schools. It specifically permits the use of pastries as pretend pistols.

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[Last modified: Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:07pm]


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