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Update: Town Council of Quantico Discusses Anti-Gun Ordinance!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Last night at 7 pm, the Town Council of Quantico was scheduled to discuss an ordinance put forth by anti-gun Mayor Iris Tharp, which would make it unlawful for any person to transport, possess or carry a loaded shotgun or rifle in any vehicle on any public street, road or highway in the Town of Quantico. After Councilman Kevin Brown led the charge against this ordinance the council decided not to vote on the issue.

Mayor Tharp gave a wild story about someone recklessly running around the town with a rifle. In case the Mayor was not aware, the Town of Quantico is within the Quantico Marine Corps Military installation.  Councilman Brown pointed out that this toothless ordinance would do nothing to stop a criminal or terrorist from committing a crime.

Thank you to all those who quickly responded in opposition to this proposed ordinance.  Please continue to check you e-mail and www.nraila.org for updates on this and other issues in your area.

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