PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Since the Florida school shooting, Governor Doug Ducey has said he is very concerned about guns on campus.
Meanwhile in Florida, the Republican legislature and Governor passed and signed a new gun bill after the latest school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
Governor Ducey has spoke out about the need to keep guns out of the hands of mentally ill people, but his proposals appear to fall short of what has been done in Florida.
For instance, Florida's new gun law raises the minimum age to buy a gun from 18 to 21. Will Governor Ducey propose the same change for Arizona? The answer appears to be, "no."
"We are looking to keep all the guns out of the hands of the people who should not have them. I am not looking to take some of the guns out of law-abiding Americans' hands," Governor Ducey said.
Florida's new law also creates a three-day waiting period for background checks for gun purchases. And a ban on bump stocks that make semi-automatic weapons work like machine guns.
Governor Ducey would not say his proposal to combat school shootings includes either of these things.
"It is going to be an effective policy to make our schools safer. It is not going to be about politics. It is going to be about safer schools with good policy," Governor Ducey said.
Will the governor meet with the dozens of students who waited in vain outside his office this week to talk to him about gun laws? It sounds like that's not going to happen.
"Would you be willing to meet with the students you did not meet with a couple days ago?" Fox 10's Steve Krafft asked.
"We have met with young people. These students? We have met with teachers, we have met with a lot of people. It is now time for action," Governor Ducey said.
The Governor plans to unveil his plan to combat gun violence in schools early next week.