ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:20 am

Here we go again!! Same bullshit, different town ... :mad:

Get out there and show these anti-gun idiots that We The People of Massachusetts still believe in the Second Amendment of the Constitution!




From G.O.A.L.:

Attention - Northborough Registered Voters!
& Friends and Family, we need your support to protect our right to bear arms!

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Article 58 would change current state law for firing ranges on private property, making a minimum distance of 500 feet from any dwelling law, and effectively shutting down an existing range on private property within town limits. (see background info below)

Northborough residents who are registered voters need to attend the Annual Town Meeting which runs for 3 nights beginning on April 28th, please vote against Article 58.

Background information: A landowner in the town of Northborough who has a legal shooting range on his private property was taken to court by neighbors who wished to shut him down.

The case went all the way to MA Superior Court where the land owner won.

Now these neighbors who lost in court seek a back door means of shutting the range down, via an article at town meeting banning the discharge of firearms within the town of Northborough and within 500 feet of any dwelling.

The article is tricky in that it is written to exclude the language in MA c269 s12e (c. d. and e.) which grants an exemption for shooting ranges.

Should they be able to pass this into law and shut the range down it would create a very slippery slope for ranges. It would also create opportunity for anti gun towns/selectmen who wish to emulate the actions being taken in Northborough.

Once again, if you are a resident of Northborough, please attend your Annual Town Meeting and vote against Article 58 the meeting is scheduled for April 28-30.

Contact the Board of Selectmen here

More info/share this page on your social media.

Update: Please see the response below from the town of Northborough in regards to this article.

Thank you for your email. The Town Meeting Warrant was closed by the Board of Selectmen at their meeting on March 10th. It would be appropriate for any town resident who is either in favor or opposed to any particular warrant article to attend the Annual Town Meeting to hear the presentation.

That is when you will have the opportunity to state your opinion. All registered voters of Northborough are able to attend and present either their opposition or support for each and any warrant article.

All warrant articles are voted on by the townspeople.

The proposed bylaw (Article 58) reads as follows: FIREARM DISCHARGE BYLAW Within the Town of Northborough, no person shall, except in the performance of a legal duty or in the lawful defense of a person or property, discharge any firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling or other occupied structure, unless granted written permission by the owner of the land on which the dwelling or structure is located.

At the March 10th Selectmen's Meeting, the Police Chief indicated that Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 269, Section 12E, currently establishes a minimum distance of five hundred feet from a dwelling or other building in use for the lawful discharge of a firearm. The proposed bylaw would extend that distance to firing ranges, an area in which there is currently no minimum stated safe distance.

The Annual Town Meeting is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 28th at 7:30pm at the Algonquin High School.
SMITTY
 
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:12 pm

Latest from GOAL:


4/11/14 Update:

David Brown, who is a GOAL Life Member and the land owner has written a letter to the membership - see below.

http://goal.org/Documents/Northboro-dav ... letter.pdf

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Attention - Northborough Registered Voters!
& Friends and Family, we need your support to protect our right to bear arms!

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Article 58 would change current state law for firing ranges on private property, making a minimum distance of 500 feet from any dwelling law, and effectively shutting down an existing range on private property within town limits. (see background info below)

Northborough residents who are registered voters need to attend the Annual Town Meeting which runs for 3 nights beginning on April 28th, please vote against Article 58.

Please continue to follow our email and bookmark this page ( http://goal.org/newspages/northboro-alert-3-20-14.html ), we will update as information develops.
SMITTY
 
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:19 am

Tonight is the last and final night of the Annual Town Meeting in Northborough - Article 58 WILL come up for vote and it must be stopped.

From GOAL:

Dear GOAL Members,

As you well know, we have been urging Northborough residents to attend their Annual Town Meeting this week in order to defeat the anti civil rights - anti freedom Article 58. More information on the article HERE.

This article, should it pass will create a slippery slope that other anti civil rights groups could emulate in order to restrict your freedom.

If you are a Northborough resident, please go to town meeting and vote NO on Article 58. If you know a Northborough resident please urge him or her to attend town meeting and vote NO on Article 58.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to stand up for freedom.

GOAL

SMITTY
 
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: SMITTY On: Fri May 02, 2014 3:44 pm

Northborough Residents Vote for Freedom! :punk: :clap:

5/2/14 Follow up: Northborough Votes NO on Article 58.

Read the details HERE.

Well done voters of Northboro!! 8-)
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: scalabro On: Fri May 02, 2014 3:50 pm

Awesome news Smitty!

There is hope, even our liiiibbbbeerrraal state.
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Fri May 02, 2014 8:23 pm

:dancing: :punk: :rambo2: Awesome
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Re: ATTENTION!! NORTHBORO resident gun owners: *** ALERT ***

PostBy: DePippo79 On: Fri May 02, 2014 9:30 pm

Good for them. Maybe the American people are starting to wake up. Matt
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