5th Circ. Won't Revisit Challenge To Under-21 Gun Sale Ban

Law360, Dallas (April 30, 2013, 9:54 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday declined to review en banc its decision that federal laws preventing handgun sales to people younger than 21 don’t violate the Second Amendment, rejecting arguments from the National Rifle Association of America that the age-based restrictions are unconstitutional.

In an 8-7 vote, the Fifth Circuit said it wouldn't rehear the case after an October panel decision upheld federal laws and regulations from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that prevent licensed gun dealers from selling handguns or ammunition...
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