It is the second state, Florida was first, to pass some measures that do NOT limit gun ownership but does require a wait between purchase and claiming a gun, also raises the age for gun purchases and other measure’s such as improved background checks…
The Governor of Vermont, Phill Scott , a Republicans has 93% approval rating from the NRA….
The Governor was shaken and changed his mind on gun control after a incident in his state where police arrested a person who was planning to shoot students and staff at county school in the state….
New gun restriction is headed for Vermont’s governor after the state Senate approved the bill on Friday.
The bill will now head to Gov. Phil Scott (R), a lifelong gun owner who also holds a 93 percent approval rating from the National Rifle Association, but is expected to sign the bill.
Scott said his stances on gun control “changed completely” after the February mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school where 17 people died. Vermont also averted a school shooting in February after a tip to law enforcement, according to the Burlington Free Press.
The legislation would raise the minimum legal age required to buy firearms in Vermont to 21, expand background checks for private gun sales, ban bump stocks and magazines of more than 10 rounds for long guns and 15 rounds for pistols.
Scott said after the Senate vote that he supports the legislation, and that it would protect citizens from gun violence without infringing on their constitutional rights…..