Freiman/Zwicker Bill Raises Age to Buy Shotguns, Rifles in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey.

Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are allowed to sell rifles and shotguns to buyers as young as 18.

Freiman and Zwicker’s bill would raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in the state to 21.

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