Posts Tagged ‘legal age to own a handgun’

The Justice Department found that boys who own legal firearms have much lower rates of delinquency.

Old Enough to Serve in the Military, but Not Old Enough to Buy a Handgun. How Does That Make Sense?

Do you think that 18 years olds should be able to purchase a handgun? By federal law, 18 year olds, who can die for our country, cannot purchase a handgun at a firearms dealer or retail store. Currently, there is an NRA-backed case moving through the Fifth Circuit in the United States Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that the Federal law banning 18 year olds from purchasing a handgun from a licensed FFL dealer or firearms retailer is unconstitutional.