Age to Shoot

MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT  Establish a minimum age ten and define the circumstances for juveniles to possess rifles, shotguns and air guns. The NYSCC supports legislation that would set the minimum age at which individuals are permitted to use rifles, shotguns and air guns under supervision at ten.  This would bring New York in line withContinue reading “Age to Shoot”

Age for Firearm Possession

MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION Legislation that would raise the minimum age at which individuals are permitted to possess rifles and shotguns to twenty-one from the current age of sixteen. The NYSCC believes that this change is entirely unwarranted. Proponents assert that this restriction is necessary to “protect the public from the dangerous misuse of firearms.”  ThereContinue reading “Age for Firearm Possession”

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