VT Rifle range bars Burlington PD over city’s AW ban

The City of Burlington was anxious to “make a statement” and is pushing a ban on “assault weapons”. The Lamoille Valley Fish and Game Club has decided, in response, to bar the Burlington PD from using their facilities to train…

Fox News reports that the leadership of the club decided that it is in the best interests of their members to cut off support for the city in light of their attempts to violate the rights of law abiding gun owners…

“We have members in Burlington as well as members of our club that are going to be passing through Burlington and this would directly affect them and we felt that a prejudicial vote like that was going to be non-supportive of our club and being non-supportive of our club makes it very difficult to support Burlington City,” said Bob Boivin, chairman of the Lamoille Valley Fish and Game Club.

“It is a constitutional issue. I mean, it’s not just a Second Amendment constitutional issue; but it’s also a constitutional issue for Vermont. We have laws that have the state governing our gun controls in this area and they’re looking to supersede those,” he said.

Yes, there are plenty of hoops that the city must jump through before this really becomes law. It is important, however, that such governmental brain farts be stopped as soon as possible.