By Tom Knighton
Some towns don’t like gun ranges. It’s funny to me, though, because anti-gunners often complain about the lack of training with regard to civilian gun owners, but they also like to try and kill gun ranges whenever possible. In other words, they don’t think we’re trained enough, but they want to kill people’s ability to train.
One such case in Pennsylvania has resulted in a lawsuit after the town allegedly zoned the range out of business in secret.
A Western Pennsylvania town is the subject of a federal lawsuit over their contentious interaction with an area gun range.
Robinson Township, located in a rural area just west of Pittsburgh, was named as a defendant along with the town’s zoning officer, Mark Dorsey, in a complaint filed by range owner William Drummond last week.
Drummond, a USPSA/IPSC champion shooter, heads the Greater Pittsburgh Gun Club on land that has been run by his family off and on since 1967 as a shooting range. However, he argues that township officials have wanted to close down the operation for decades and took advantage of a change in management to do just that.
Drummond assumed a 10-year lease on the land after Iron …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms