Appeals Court: Dealers Can Sell Handguns to 18-Year-Olds

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Comment by Jim Campbell

July 15th, 2021

Be clear, In a dissent, Judge James Wynn, a President Barack Obama appointee, accused his colleagues of breaking “new ground by invalidating a modest and long-established effort to control gun violence.”

This will in no way decrease shootings or homicides, if someone wants to kill, they will.

By Matthew Barakat

July 14, 2021

A federal law that for more than 50 years has banned licensed firearms dealers from selling handguns to young adults between age 18 and 21 is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

In a 2-1 opinion, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond overturned a lower court ruling upholding the law.

Judge Julius Richardson, a President Donald Trump appointee, wrote that the right to bear arms is a “cherished constitutional right” that vests at age 18.

“(W)e refuse to relegate either the Second Amendment or 18-to-20-year-olds…

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