EXCLUSIVE: Sarasota County drops gun ban at Knight's Trail range

Feb 27, 2016 | 0 comments

It only took a few hours for Sarasota County Parks Director Carolyn Brown to drop her ban on .50 BMG rifles at Knight’s Trail Park, after the National Rifle Association weighed in on the burgeoning controversy. Reacting to a story published earlier today, Marion Hammer, executive directer of the Unified Sportsmen of Florida and a past-president of the NRA, Marion Hammer said Brown should drop the ban on the rifles, immediately. “Delaying it until later next month smacks of grudgingly relenting as a punitive measure because they got caught violating the law,” Hammer said. “Compounding their mistake by making another mistake is ill-advised.

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