New businesses that spring up within earshot of shooting ranges will not be able to put them out of business over noise or safety complaints.
Gov. Paul LePage gave his signature of approval Tuesday to a measure that will protect and promote access to shooting ranges in Maine.
While history is full of warnings about the dangers of gun registration, over the past several years Americans have watched as firearm-registry laws have been passed within our own borders. After these registries enabled California lawmakers to realize their goals of confiscation, is it any wonder that some states, led by more freedom-minded lawmakers, have chosen to go in the other direction?
Whether it’s blocking new ones or harassing existing ones, safe places to shoot are facing municipal and legal challenges.