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Judge rejects quest to keep NRA teen-agers anonymous in Florida gun law challenge

The National Rifle Association lost a bid to keep secret the names of 19-year-olds bringing a lawsuit against the new Florida law establishing the minimum age for gun purchase at 21. A federal district judge said there were no exceptional circumstances as the teen-agers are not children or at risk of exposing sensitive personal information. (Bloomberg News May 15, 2018, by Erik Larson)

Judge Mark Walker said harassment could be expected in any Second Amendment debate as demonstrated by the vitriol unleashed on the Parkland shooting survivors. He sympathized with the NRA request but was bound to follow court precedent. (Sun Sentinel, May 15, 2018, by Gary Fineout of the Associated Press)

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