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Age Requirements

In The United States, it’s common practice to set age restrictions for activities that require a level of maturity such as voting, driving, and drinking alcohol. Data shows that young adults account for a disproportionate number of gun homicides and suicides15. Purchasing and possessing a firearm necessitates the same, if not greater, ability to act responsibly.

Contact your representative about raising the age of gun purchase to 21.

15Giffords: http://lawcenter.giffords.org/gun-laws/policy-areas/who-can-have-a-gun/minimum-age/