Gun Grabbers Denied on Age Restrictions

Article publisher: 
Center Square
Article date: 
9 August 2023
Article category: 
Colorado News
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A federal judge on Monday halted Colorado’s new law raising the age to purchase firearms in the state to 21 years old.

The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Philip A. Brimmer, came on the same day Senate Bill 23-169 was supposed to take effect.

The injunction states that Jared Polis in his capacity as governor, as well as other government officials “are enjoined, effective immediately, from enforcing SB23-169.” 

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, the pro-gun group that first sued over SB 23-169 in April on the same day Gov. Jared Polis signed it into law, requested the temporary restraining order last week, as reported by The Center Square...