Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) introduced legislation Tuesday to restore young Americans’ right to purchase handguns, Breitbart News has learned exclusively.
Lummis introduced a bill, the Second Amendment Mandates Equality (SAME) Act of 2021, that would reinstate the rights of adults between the ages of 18 and 20-years-old to purchase a firearm from a federally licensed dealer.
Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Steve Daines (R-MT), Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Mike Braun (R-IN), and Mike Crapo (R-ID) cosponsored the Senate version of the bill, while Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) will introduce the bill in the House of Representatives Wednesday.
Lummis said in a statement Tuesday that the bill would ensure young Americans have the same right to bear arms that other adults enjoy.
“The Second Amendment is a constitutional right, and does not treat 18-year-olds as second-class adults,” Lummis said. “In keeping with the Supreme Court’s Heller decision, the SAME Act would overturn