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Oregon Man Sues Gun Retailers Over Age Restrictions

Tyler Watson, a 20-year-old man from Oregon, filed a lawsuit against retailers Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart, claiming they discriminated against him due to his age by refusing to sell him a gun. So reports NBC affiliate WHEC News 10.

The two stores restricted gun sales to those 21 and over after a fatal school shooting in Parkland, Florida. According to the article, the alleged 19-year-old shooter legally bought an AR-15 prior to the incident.

Watson is seeking remedy for what he claims is age discrimination against 18, 19 and 20 year olds as well as "unspecified punitive damages." 

Read the full story from WHEC News 10.

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