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  • Bill To Create, Expand Public Shooting Ranges Passes Senate

    04/15/2019 3:26:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 34 replies ^ | April 15, 2019 | Chris Eger
    The bill, now headed to the U.S. House, would make it easier for states to use federal funds to create public gun ranges (Photo: Chris Eger/ bipartisan measure designed to boost the number of shooting ranges available on public land passed the U.S. Senate last week. The proposal, S.94, was introduced in January by U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV and Michael Bennet, D-Colo. The bill, which was reported favorably from the Committee on Environment and Public Works in February, passed the chamber as a whole in a voice vote on April 10 and now goes to the House for...
  • Inland: 4 Accused of Plotting Attacks on U.S. Bases

    11/20/2012 1:05:26 AM PST · by Cindy · 8 replies - THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE ^ | November 19, 2012, 10:16 pm | by John Asbury
    SNIPPET: "They are: Soheil Omar Kabir, 34, a Pomona man who is an American citizen from Afghanistan; Ralph Deleon, 23, an Ontario man who was born in the Philippines; Miguel Alejandro Santana Vidriales, 21, an Upland man who was born in Mexico and whose was U.S. citizenship was pending; and Arifeen David Gojali, 21, of Riverside." SNIPPET: "The three men followed the essays of the now-deceased al-Qaida leader Anwar Al-Awlaqi, who led terrorist operations in the Arabian Peninsula." SNIPPET: "Santana and Deleon told the plot to a confidential informant working for the FBI, according to the complaint." SNIPPET: "In order...
  • Police: Ohio woman shoots self at gun range, dies

    07/28/2009 12:59:56 AM PDT · by Chet 99 · 22 replies · 1,494+ views
    SHARONVILLE, Ohio — Police say a woman rented a handgun at an Ohio indoor shooting range, got some instructions on how to use it and then fatally shot herself. Police in the Cincinnati suburb of Sharonville say they believe Ann Fukuyama committed suicide Sunday at Target World, a public range that sells and rents guns and has a dozen 25-yard target shooting lanes. They say the 46-year-old Cincinnati resident died at a local hospital.
  • Man Fatally Shoots Himself at Florida Gun Range

    06/24/2009 9:09:33 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 32 replies · 1,422+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 6/24/2009 | Staff
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a man fatally shot himself after renting a gun at a Delray Beach shooting range. Employees found the man, who has not been identified, dead of a single gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon at Delray Shooting Center.
  • FBI investigating alleged militia training camp

    06/13/2009 6:15:34 AM PDT · by riverrunner · 54 replies · 1,754+ views ^ | 9 June, 2009 | Casey Norton
    MONROE, Wash. -- Special federal agents are investigating a local gun range suspected of serving as a militia training camp, according to court documents. Owner Jim Faire says he can't afford to run a background check on every visitor because his outdoor gun range is a nonprofit business. As a result, he said, county officials and the FBI have begun cracking down on the range after a convicted felon was caught with guns and drugs there. With thousands of shells littered across the ground, the gun range is now closed. Neighbors are glad to have the quiet, but they never...
  • Dentry: Dove hunters earn break with late-arriving front

    12/16/2007 12:07:35 PM PST · by george76 · 44 replies · 121+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | September 5, 2006
    SHOOTING TAKES HIT: Public shooting opportunities in national forests are disappearing, and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Ritter proposes to do something about it. Ritter says several previously isolated forest shooting ranges have been shut down because of homebuilding nearby, and shooters have been forced into dispersed shooting activities. Now the Forest Service is considering closing down some dispersed-shooting areas because of development and increased non-shooting recreational use. Ritter says he would make recreational shooting improvements a priority if he is elected governor. He wants Colorado to take the lead in establishing more shooting ranges, beginning with a pilot program he...
  • Forest Service might close shooting ranges

    05/08/2004 10:46:29 AM PDT · by aomagrat · 12 replies · 687+ views
    The State ^ | May. 08, 2004 | AP
    AWENDAW S.C. — Gunshot holes have been found in everything from picnic tables and signs to pine trees, and foresters warn a free public shooting range in the Francis Marion National Forest will be closed unless the vandalism stops. “The range gets horrible abuse. It’s not a public dumping ground,” said Anne Kiser of the U.S. Forest Service. “We’re trying to demonstrate to people that this is a facility for the public, but they’re responsible whether it stays open or we shut it down.” Workers are making repairs at the Twin Ponds rifle range. They are also putting a concrete...
  • Dayton, OH Shooting Ranges???

    04/09/2004 9:37:07 PM PDT · by CourtneyLeigh · 12 replies · 1,219+ views
    Does anyone know if Dayton has a phone directory online? I am trying to locate some shooting ranges in Dayton, OH. Can anyone help me? THanks!
  • Out of Range (The Anti Self-Defense lobby's war on shooting ranges)

    04/06/2002 5:10:09 PM PST · by Dan from Michigan · 32 replies · 1,503+ views
    America;s 1st Freedom(NRA) | Apr 2002 | Kayne Robinson
    OUT OF RANGE Shooting Ranges have increasingly come under fire in recent years, prompting NRA to take action. If there were no paved roads, what would you do with your car? And if there were no places to shoot, how would you exercise your Second Amendment Rights? The right to keep and bear arms may have nothing to do with target shooting, hunting, or the shooting sports. But when a shooting range is shut down, shooters lose a place to learn safety, gun owners lose a place to practice, and in many cases, our firearm freedoms lose constituents, as one...