Pasadena Now: Governor Signs Senator Portantino’s Bill Banning Gun Sales to Any Person Younger Than Age 21
Friday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill which raises to 21 the legal minimum age required to buy any firearm from a licensed gun dealer in California. The bill was authored by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino, who represents the Pasadena area.
“As a dad and Senator, I am very grateful to Governor Brown for his leadership in signing this important bill. I was determined to help California respond appropriately to the tragic events our country has recently faced on high school campuses,” Senator Portantino said. “I feel it is imperative that California leads when Washington refuses to act. No parent should have to worry that a gun gets in the wrong hands and commits a heinous and violent tragedy on our school campuses.”
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