Walmart, Dick's face age discrimination gun sale lawsuit

Posted at 5:49 PM, Mar 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-07 10:22:26-05

(KGW/NBC News)  An Oregon man has filed an age discrimination lawsuit against Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods after the retailers refused to sell him a rifle.

Both stores recently raised the age limit for firearms purchases to 21 in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas High School massacre in Florida.  

The 20-year-old man says he tried to buy a rifle at both businesses but was rejected.

His attorney, Max Whittington, claims it's a clear-cut case of age discrimination, which is prohibited by Oregon law.

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