Today we get to gauge the courage of some of our state lawmakers. Are they fearless? Are they gallant? Are they bold and principled?
Or are they afraid of one lobbyist in the gallery?
At 1 this afternoon, the state House’s criminal justice subcommittee will discuss a bill that addresses the growing concern over homemade gun ranges in neighborhood yards.
Nearly everyone agrees it is dangerous and foolhardy to shoot guns in the general direction of a neighbor’s nearby home, and yet legislators seem loath to fix a vague law that discourages local police from preventing this type of insanity.
Why is that?