Skip to comments.Feds bag idea of curbing target practice on public lands
Posted on 11/23/2011 5:03:45 PM PST by Nachum
The Obama administration on Wednesday backed off a draft policy to restrict target shooting on federal land near residential areas.
In a memo, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he would direct his agency to "take no further action to develop or implement" the draft. U.S. News & World Report posted a copy of the memo on its website.
Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., last Friday sent Salazar a letter asking that the draft policy be canned, saying he worried it would be taken advantage of by anti-gun rights groups. "Any draft proposal regarding recreation on public lands must continue to guarantee hunting opportunities," he wrote.
In a statement issued along with a copy of the letter, Rehberg said the Obama administration "is uncomfortable with gun rights, and eager to restrict the Second Amendment at every opportunity."
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Our local gun range is state owned.
Do you remember thoes Obama chia pets they couldn’t sell? Well I think they’d make great targets for a charity skeet shoot somewhere on federal land.
Sniff, sniff?? Do I pick up a whiff of election in the air?
Hmmm Obama clay pidgeons?
I like it.
Well, that’s all good and right, but I have all the gun rights I need under the 2nd amendment and exercise them with or without the fascist government permission.
Now, you fat sow congress pigs, can you possibly manage to take a bloody vote to give me back my Edison lightbulbs?
I really, really dislike the US Congress.
sounds like they are afraid of pissing off more people than they already have
It would pay to watch what the other hand is doing. Salazar is as duplicitous as his boss.
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