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Posted: 3/9/2002 11:01:46 AM EDT
I need some help answering a question, I am 18 and nothing prohibits me from owning a firearm, can my dad loan me his .45 pistol so I can go too the range? In california you have to be 21 to buy a handgun but I remember something about a father can give a handgun to his immediate family member?
Link Posted: 3/9/2002 5:05:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/10/2002 7:33:03 AM EDT
Regardless of what people say here, check your state law first and get a copy of it. It very well may be legal. For instance I could not legally buy a pistol in Minnesota when I was 18, but my dad bought my first pistol (and 2nd) for me and then I LEGALLY GOT A PERMIT TO CARRY IT! Although you may not be able to "buy" a pistol you can often legally have one depending on you local laws. Even if there is a law preventing you from posessing one it should make exceptions for target practice or hunting. Don't ask me how it makes sense... but it does to some extent. Ryan
Link Posted: 3/10/2002 7:39:21 AM EDT
in iowa is 21 across the board, which is horse shit. most states is 21 buy 18 posses. some states are younger than 18.
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