Newtown, CT puts time limit on Second Amendment rights

After more than 200 hours of testimony, Newtown, CT has passed a new city ordinance against recreational target shooting, including a limitation on how long someone can shoot, and how many people may shoot at a range at a time.


The ordinance says no resident can be shooting for more than four hours after notification of the Police Department, and shooting is limited to one person at a time.

Target backstops are required and must be 10 feet above the target. No shooting is allowed within a half-mile of a school, and there are set distances between properties.

The aim of the ordinance is target and recreational shooting. It does not affect hunters or professional law enforcement or military officers. Gun salutes for memorial events and tributes are also allowed.

Apparently, their copy of the Second Amendment includes time limits.

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