Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law


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Maine: Governor Signs Shooting Range Protection Law

Fairfax, VA – -( On March 29th, Governor Janet Mills signed Legislative Document 79 , “An Act to Protect Shooting Ranges.”

Sponsored by Representative Patrick Corey (R-District 25), this bill protects shooting ranges by allowing the discharge of a firearm on a sport shooting range that is within 100 yards of a building, if the sport shooting range was in regular operation prior to the erection of the building.

This would ensure that those who choose to construct new buildings within 100yd of established sport shooting ranges cannot threaten them with court fees, hiatus, or closure of operations.

Maine’s shooting ranges will be protected and remain venues where shooters can practice their shooting skills in a safe, responsible environment.

Your NRA would like to thank Rep. Patrick Corey for sponsoring this critical legislation and Gov. Janet Mills for signing it into law.  Please stay tuned to and your email inbox for further updates on issues affecting our Second Amendment rights in Maine.

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Vincent Brady

A Good Law!

The other Jim

Common Sense Law, glad to see it. They are building condominiums right across the street from a popular town owned range near me. As soon as the condominiums are built and occupied, I’m sure the occupants will want the range closed. And the left wing failed and corrupt Town Officials will attempt to close the range and sell the land to assist them in their failed fiscal policies (the town sold land to a condo developer deeded 200 years ago to them as a Wild Life Preserve, they are being sued now by various citizen groups).

maxwell carter

as a mainer.. with the current politcal wave crashing through augusta,(red flag laws and mag restrictions and the like) it’s good to see our new governor do something smart for a change !!