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Park Rangers Would Shoot Down Plan to Lift Gun Restrictions

Park Rangers Would Shoot Down Plan to Lift Gun Restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC, March 4, 2008 (ENS) – The Bush administration is taking aim at longstanding regulations that ban individuals from bringing loaded weapons into many U.S. national parks. New rules that would relax the firearm restrictions will be formally proposed by the U.S. Interior Department within the next two months, despite fierce opposition from current…

Senate to Vote on Allowing Park Visitors to Carry Loaded Guns

Senate to Vote on Allowing Park Visitors to Carry Loaded Guns

WASHINGTON, DC, February 12, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Senate is likely to consider the “National Forests, Parks, Public Land, and Reclamation Projects Authorization Act,” this week. When that happens, Senator Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican is expected to offer an amendment to allow state law, rather than federal law, to govern the carrying and…