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”