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Colorado Senate OKs bill to raise age to buy firearms to 21, approves 2 other gun bills

Marianne Goodland - Colorado Politics | Published on 3/25/2023
The Colorado Senate on Monday approved a proposal to raise the minimum age to buy a gun to 21.

Supporters argue the legislation, Senate Bill 169, would save lives and help prevent young people from committing violence using a gun, while critics say the package of gun bills Democrat are pushing for would turn law-abiding citizens into criminals.