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Rep. Sessions to Newsmax: Raise Rifle-Buying Age to 21

Posted on AllSides June 2nd, 2022
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Rep. Pete Sessions, a self-described "strong NRA member" said Wednesday on Newsmax that it would "not bother me at all" if people in his home state of Texas were not allowed to buy a rifle legally until they are 21 years of age.

The Texas Republican, speaking on Newsmax's "John Bachman Now," commented that he's offered his advice in "hundreds of conversations," and that while he's not a state lawmaker, he'd encourage a review of the buying age for rifles "just as we did under Saturday night specials and handguns."

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