Florida State Senator Audrey Gibson has proposed that residents who want to purchase ammunition have to enroll in anger management classes and wait for 3 days while background checks are conducted just as with purchasing a firearm.
Gibson said: “This is not about guns,” Gibson said. “This is about ammunition and not only for the safety of the general community, but also for the safety of law enforcement.”
She claims that citizens are stockpiling ammunition and that this is contributing to potentially dangerous situations that would thwart law enforcement’s ability to conduct proper policing services in local communities. Gibson asserts that “it’s about getting people to think, really, about how much ammunition they need. It’s a step, I think, in a safer direction. It’s about getting people to think before they buy.”
Gibson’s bill states that it is unlawful to: