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Thursday, March 14, 2019

A new Florida bill would make it a crime for a minor to post a picture of a gun -- "or a device displayed to resemble a firearm" -- on social media. The bill, SB 1310, was introduced by Florida state senator and Democrat Jason W. B. Pizzo. The bill states that anyone younger than 18 "who posts or publishes a picture of a firearm, a BB gun, an air or a gas-operated gun, or a device displayed to resemble a firearm to a social media page, post, profile, or account that is openly viewable to the public commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable" by a fine of $1,000 or up to a year in jail.

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Here is a link to the bill itself:

www.flsenate.gov

I just perused it, the NRO author Katherine Timpf does not misrepresent the bill.

This thing is insane.

#1 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-03-14 11:17 AM | Reply

Florida is schizophrenic.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2019-03-14 11:36 AM | Reply

its illegal for a minor to purchase a gun in most states

it's called States Rights

What responsible adult would want an underage child posing with guns?

a "minor" is a person under the age of full legal responsibility

RESPONSABILITY! You know, what adults are supposed to provide to a minor

Guns aren't selfie props, stupid

#3 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-03-14 11:49 AM | Reply

We know where this is going.

#4 | Posted by fresno500 at 2019-03-14 12:04 PM | Reply

So instead of passing laws that keep guns out of the hands of lunatics, they pass a law making it illegal to post a picture of a gun.

Brilliant!

Guns aren't selfie props, stupid
#3 | POSTED BY CHIEFTUTMOSES AT 2019-03-14 11:49 AM | FLAG:

This turd thinks otherwise. www.cbsnews.com

#5 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-03-14 01:10 PM | Reply

I've never understood people posing with guns.

I even ditch mine if posing for a group photo while hunting or shooting. I got why others don't, and I know it's my hang up, but whatever.
The ones doingitthinjing they're gangster are beyond the pale.

#6 | Posted by 101Chairborne at 2019-03-14 02:07 PM | Reply

Where do all these morons come from? Are there factorys in NY and CA?

#7 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-14 03:11 PM | Reply

Where do all these morons come from? Are there factorys

It just writes itself.

#8 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-03-15 08:47 AM | Reply

The logic is ridiculous. So, it's ok if an adult posts the same image? That's freaking crazy!

#9 | Posted by danni at 2019-03-15 10:14 AM | Reply

You're right, Danni.

It is crazy, which is the reason why I created this thread.

#10 | Posted by JeffJ at 2019-03-15 10:19 AM | Reply

This bill criminalizes a 12 year old at a paintball field posting a selfie with a marker.

It will never survive a 1st Amendment challenge.

#11 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2019-03-16 10:38 AM | Reply

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