Washington Joins Illinois and Three Other States in Banning Anyone Under 21 From Buying Assault Rifles
Washington joined the handful of states that will ban anyone under 21 from buying assault rifles. The decision was made today (01.01.19) to increase the age limit on the purchase of assault rifles. The new Washington law will also include toughening background checks for people buying assault rifles, and requiring the safe storage of all guns. The other states where the age limit is 21 for purchasing any weapon are Hawaii, Illinois, Vermont and New York.