Red Dawn Shooting Range Durango Wins Approval

by
posted on January 18, 2018
red-dawn2.jpg

The sound of freedom will soon be heard more often in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, now that Tim Gwynn has been granted a Class II land-use permit to operate the Red Dawn Shooting Range and Wolverine School of Personal Safety.

In a win for law-abiding gun owners, Gwynn took his request before the county commissioners earlier this week, telling them, “Our position is to make people able to defend themselves if they have to,” according to The Durango Herald reports.

The range isn’t entirely new, though. Gwynn started operating it about four years ago, but he was running it without a permit, because he didn’t know that he needed one. After people near the facility complained about noise and fears about bullet ricochets, Gwynn was told he would have to apply for the permit.

That required Gwynn to have environmental and other studies done before he took his case to the La Plata County Commission.

Besides allowing people to shoot on their own, the range offers classes introducing people to long-range rifle shooting, 3-Gun shooting and more.

 

Latest

Springfield Armory SA-35
Springfield Armory SA-35

Friends Of NRA Gun Of The Year: Springfield Armory SA-35

The 2023 Friends of NRA Gun of the Year is a Springfield Armory SA-35 with a unique NRA stock design.

Biden Keeps Pushing To Ban Semi-Automatics

Biden seems determined to try to ban not just so-called “assault weapons,” but also now seems to be going after all semi-automatic firearms, by implying anyone who owns them must be, in his mind, “sick.”

Hollywood Gets It Wrong, Again

Reality tells a different story than Hollywood on Armed Citizens.

The Politically Incorrect Truth About America's Rifle

For the truth on America's rifle, America's 1st Freedom spoke to the man who wrote the book on it.

A Look At Some Of What To Expect In 2023

This year, we will push to expand constitutional carry, right-to-carry laws and fight the gun control groups' continued attempts to use the financial sector to effectively get the restrictions they can't get through legislatures. And this is just the beginning of what we will do!

Gun-Control Groups Present a Demand List to Biden

A long list of gun-control groups recently signed a letter telling President Biden that his gun-control actions are not enough. In his upcoming State of the Union Address, they want him to agree to much more.

Interests



Get the best of America's 1st Freedom delivered to your inbox.