Wednesday began with heightened tension for parents and students with social media threats throughout the state in the wake of the mass shooting exactly one week after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting- which left seventeen people dead. A threat caused a flurry of panic at two Collier county schools, caused another school to go on lockdown in Manatee County, and caused parents to leave work, yanking their kids out of class.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he would support raising the age limit to 21 for those wanting to purchase AR-15-style rifles. "If you are 18 years of age, you should not be able to buy a rifle," Rubio said at a CNN town hall meeting Wednesday night. "I will support a law that takes that right away." Rubio, who has an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association, said he does not support arming teachers, but does support background check regulation reform. Rubio also said he was "reconsidering...