The upstate New York village of Lowville has a proposed law that would ban firing most firearms in most situations, except if you’re protecting human life.
Last spring, resident Richard Chartrand was given a ticket for shooting a rabid skunk within village limits. When he went to court the judge threw out the ticket because there was no law at the time against what Chartrand did.
Lowville Mayor Donna Smith then got to work on the new proposed law. Smith said, “What this new law really does is it enforces what has already been happening. People don’t typically fire their rifles within the village limits.”
The proposed law will be open for residents to debate once more before it will go to a vote.
Read more at WWNYTV.com.
The upstate New York village of Lowville has a proposed law that would ban firing…
by Personal Defense World / Aug 21, 2013