An ordinance that bans people from carrying guns in Chestnuthill Township Park will most likely be repealed because it seems not to be in compliance with state law, the township’s supervisors said at a regularly scheduled supervisors meeting Tuesday.
The ordinance, which is currently posted in the Chestnuthill Township Park Building, states that no one may carry a gun in the park or park building. But supervisors recently realized that this rule might conflict with a state law that says municipalities don’t have the authority to limit the rights of gun owners as long as those gun owners act in accordance with state gun laws.
Supervisors have said that they understand that some may not want other people to have the right to carry guns in the park. But it is important that township ordinances don’t conflict with state laws, which is why supervisors say they are leaning toward repealing the ordinance.
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Image: Agrarian/Flikr An ordinance that bans people from carrying guns in Chestnuthill Township Park…
by Tactical-Life / Jun 8, 2012