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Monday, March 15, 2010

18 should be old enough to decide to be armed--even in Illinois

Yes--you read that correctly. Young adults--old enough to carry weapons in defense of the country--are not deemed old enough to buy firearms to defend themselves, without the equivalent of a note from Mother.

There seems a decent chance that this egregious wrong will finally be righted. State Senator Gary Forby's SB 1840, to lower the age of eligibility without parental consent to 18, passed the Senate Friday, and now heads to the House. [More]
That's today's St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner. Give it a look?