Rocky Mountain Gun Owners had challenged the constitutionality of the state law that took effect Monday.
DENVER — A federal judge on Monday granted the request of two Colorado residents to block a new Colorado law generally raising the age limit for purchasing firearms to 21.
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners challenged the constitutionality of Senate Bill 169, which took effect on Aug. 7 and created a misdemeanor offense for federally licensed firearms dealers to sell guns to people younger than 21, as well as a misdemeanor for someone under 21 to purchase a gun. There are exceptions for police officers or those in the military.
In addition to the organization itself, two Colorado residents who were between the ages of 18 and 21, Tate Mosgrove and Adrian S. Pineda, also joined the litigation.
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