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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Alaska.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 6 May
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Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Alaska
Alaska prohibits any unemancipated minor under age 16 from possessing a firearm without the consent of his or her parent or guardian.
Alaska also prohibits any person from knowingly selling a firearm to anyone under age 18.
Federal age restrictions impose stricter limits…