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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2022 ‘Minimum Age to Purchase & Possess in Arizona.’ Who Can Have a Gun. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 5 October
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Minimum Age to Purchase and Possess in Arizona
Arizona prohibits any person from selling or giving a firearm or ammunition or a toy pistol from which dangerous and explosive substances may be discharged to a person under age 18 without written consent of the minor's parent or legal guardian.
Arizona law prohibits an unemancipated person under age 18 from knowingly carrying or possessing a firearm on his person, within his immediate control, or in or on a means of transportation, in any place that is open to the public or on any street or highway or on any private property (except private property owned or leased by the minor or the minor's parent, grandparent or guardian).
This prohibition does not apply if the minor is accompanied by a parent, grandparent, or guardian, or a certified hunter safety instructor or certified firearms safety instructor acting with the consent of the unemancipated person's parent or guardian.
Arizona places no additional restrictions on the purchase or possession of handguns, although federal age restrictions still apply…