Posted September 13, 2015 9:34 am by Comments

By John A. Heatherly


When politicians make things complicated (and they always do,) freedom tends to suffer. How do you feel about this Credit Card Law’s affect on gun rights?

TheTrace has more of the story…

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Glenn Martin was sitting with his grandchildren around a campfire in Colorado’s Pike National Forest, preparing to roast marshmallows. “Ow,” his daughter reported him saying as he suddenly slumped over, blood pouring from his mouth. The 60-year-old had been fatally hit with a stray bullet that had come tearing through the surrounding trees.

Martin’s death has sparked renewed interest in the use of firearms in much of America’s vast wilderness: two newspaper reports published in the weeks after the incident found that United States Forest Service Officers have dealt with 8,500 shooting incidents in national forests in the last five years. In Colorado alone, “citations, warnings and reports of people shooting guns improperly…more than tripled” from 2010 to 2014, according to USA Today.

The use and possession of firearms in national forests has always been generally permitted. But a few years ago, gun rights advocates fought a battle to change the policy for the forests’ more-protected …read more

Source:: Patriot Outdoor News

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