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Regarding raising the purchasing age for rifles and shotguns to 21, I know this adversely affects 18-20 yr. old hunters, but I'm trying to find examples of 18-20 yr olds using those types of guns for home defense. I know there must be examples out there, but when I search I have only found examples of people even younger that this age range that couldn't legally buy a gun anyway. They were home alone and used their parents guns. Even if it's only 1 example, as the anti gunners say, even if it might save one life it is worth it.
My internet searching skills must be lacking. Does anyone know of examples of this, or know of a way to find out?
 

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The problem is there is so few records of self defense unless it resulted in an actual death. Many are not reported since the gun is shown and the bad guy soils his drawers and leaves. Your best bet would be searching the NRA magazines.
 

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Regarding raising the purchasing age for rifles and shotguns to 21, I know this adversely affects 18-20 yr. old hunters, but I'm trying to find examples of 18-20 yr olds using those types of guns for home defense. I know there must be examples out there, but when I search I have only found examples of people even younger that this age range that couldn't legally buy a gun anyway. They were home alone and used their parents guns. Even if it's only 1 example, as the anti gunners say, even if it might save one life it is worth it.
My internet searching skills must be lacking. Does anyone know of examples of this, or know of a way to find out?
Try this scenario out.

Female college sophomore living in an off campus apartment. She's 20 and living all alone in a little efficiency apartment across the street from campus. She can't get or keep a hand gun but she can, right now, keep that 20 gauge coach gun that her uncle gave her. Or, if she doesn't have a generous uncle, then she can go down to Walmart and buy a Mossberg 500.
 

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How many of our young men and women in uniform have fallen back to either their service rifle or sidearm in a defensive manner? How many of them are under 21 and in the field right now as I type this?
 

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I see major law suites in every state that passes restrictions on all gun purchases for anyone under 21. How long will it take to get to several regional Federal Appeals courts and then finally to the Supreme Court?

Florida's vote was pushed to Monday. I have been lighting up the emails and the phone messages.
 

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Try this scenario out.

Female college sophomore living in an off campus apartment. She's 20 and living all alone in a little efficiency apartment across the street from campus. She can't get or keep a hand gun but she can, right now, keep that 20 gauge coach gun that her uncle gave her. Or, if she doesn't have a generous uncle, then she can go down to Walmart and buy a Mossberg 500.
If I'm not mistaken they just upped their minimum age to 21. But I'm sure there are plenty of LGS out there perfectly willing to.
 
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