USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Welcome back to The Legal Brief, the show where we CRUSH the various legal myths and misinformation surrounding various areas of the gun world. I’m your host Adam Kraut and today we’re talking about a Pennsylvania Township’s attack on a gun range that’s been there for over 50 years.
While most of the cases we discuss involve a law being passed to prohibit the exercise of the right to keep and bear arms, I think this may be the first time we discussed it from a zoning context. Local governments are typically in charge of dictating the zoning of particular area of land within its borders. In this case, we are talking about a gun range that has been operating for the better part of a century and how the township is trying to put a stop to it.
Our plaintiffs in this case, William Drummond, his LLC and the Second Amendment Foundation are suing Robinson Township, which is just west of Pittsburgh, and its zoning officer, alleging that the township was violating Drummond’s Second and Fourteenth Amendment Rights.
A quick backstory on the property is in order. Drummond’s grandfather began to operate …Read the Rest