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Friday, February 23, 2018

Report: Trump Open to Raising 'Minimum Age for Owning Certain Firearms'

A “White House source” informed Fox News that President Trump is open to raising the “minimum age for owning certain firearms.”

The federal minimum age for purchasing a handgun is 21-years old while the minimum age for purchasing a long gun is 18. The ability to buy long guns at age 18 came under scrutiny after 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz carried an AR-15 into a gun-free zone in Florida and opened fire on students, killing 17.

Fox News reports that Trump is “open to…a rise in the minimum age for owning certain firearms” in the wake of the Florida attack.

This news emerged on the same day that Trump directed the DOJ to finalize plans to ban bump stocks amid the current gun control outcry. It also came on the day that NRP’s Mara Liasson asked White House Press Sarah Sanders if Trump would be willing to reinstate the 1994-2004 federal “assault weapons” ban. Sanders replied, “We haven’t close doors on any front.”



Anonymous said...

We the people voted for you to stand up for us. Don't be weak and take away our rights just because the liberals cry. Our 2nd amendment rights where given to us by the founding fathers because they knew if government ever got to big the people would need to Defend themselves. You my friend are living proof and witness to an out of control corrupt government.

Anonymous said...

Nikolas Cruz was insane and will still be insane in 5 more years. He was insane when ha bought his guns and ammo and passed a background check.

What went south here was his family's and the 39 police calls failed to report to the NICS system.

We expect our 18 year olds to join our military and be trained to use full auto weapons and we send them out into the world to represent us and they probably, like me, have been shooting guns since they were 12-14 and never killed anybody. @63, I still shoot an AR-15 and don't kill people with it. Got a few squirrels, though.

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Anonymous said...

LOL After Recess

Anonymous said...

4:50 I agree, sure hope he doesn't cave because of "feelings". Bought my first gun at 9 with grass cutting money 50 years ago I've never shot anyone.

Anonymous said...

SO the old guy in Vegas. What stops him??

Anonymous said...

AR-15 stands for After Recess-15 dead

Anonymous said...

Great idea as long as they remove the right to vote from 18 year old persons unless they are currently serving in our armed forces !!