Legality of target shooting....


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Posted by hank jr on May 17, 2003 at 16:27:49:

In Reply to: Target shooting posted by Big Jim Smiley on May 16, 2003 at 18:48:57:

According to California state law, you are allowed to shoot targets and openly carry firearms anywhere where the discharge and carry of a firearm is not otherwise prohibited (i.e within city limits, federal law, restrictions based on county ordinance, etc.)

So, most BLM land and National Forest property in less populated counties and away from towns is legal for target practice. Just make sure you are shooting into a safely banked area with full visibility in every direction. Just cause it's legal doesn't mean it's safe-- improper use is how accidents happen and responsible gun owners get a bad name.


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