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New Hampshire: Senate to Vote on Anti-Shooting Range Bill

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

New Hampshire: Senate to Vote on Anti-Shooting Range Bill

On March 5th, the New Hampshire Senate is expected to have floor votes on Senate Bill 469, which endangers shooting ranges. Your state senator needs to hear from you now!

Please click the “Take Action” button below to contact your state senator and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 469.

Senate Bill 469 repeals New Hampshire’s shooting range protection law by allowing municipalities to subject already-existing shooting ranges to noise ordinances, while also making it easier for individuals to sue local gun ranges for noise violations. Currently, shooting ranges are immune from lawsuits as long as they comply with noise ordinances in place at the time the range opened.

This legislation endangers shooting ranges, even if they operate safely and are otherwise in full compliance with the law. Municipalities and individuals will use these ordinances to shut down ranges with costly renovations, unreasonable court fees, or even closure of operations. Shooting ranges provide a safe environment for law-abiding individuals to learn, practice, and train. They should not be regulated out of existence.

Again, please click the “Take Action” button above to contact your state senator and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 469. Please continue to check www.nraila.org and your email inbox for NRA-ILA alerts on pending legislation. 

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.