Fake Pie -
serious question about the recent trend of companies changing their store policies to 21 for gun purchase
isn't AGE a protected class?
if i'm not mistaken Race, Gender, Age, Religion, Sexual Orientation are all protected classes.
where do you think courts (of course ultimately SCOTUS if it gets that far) will fall on this matter?
No. There's a federal anti the discrimination law suit but the Supreme Court already ruled it only applies to people being discriminated against for being too old not too young. Also it really.only applied to employment situations anyhow.
There's no legal reason companies can't do this.
What if a specific state law relating to publicly accessible retail establishments conflict with the store policy? Like this one...
“It It shall be an unlawful discriminatory practice for any person, being the owner, lessee, proprietor, manager, superintendent, agent or employee of any place of public accommodation, because of the age, sex, race, creed, color, marital status, physical or mental disability or national origin of any person, directly or indirectly, to refuse, withhold from or deny to such person any of the accommodations, advantages, facilities or privileges thereof…“