GUN Is this illegal?

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  1. Kroze

    Kroze Active Member

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    What?
    If i shoot my pistol in my backyard for target practice? Can the cops come and arrest me?
     
  2. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Depends where you live, rural area probably ok, nieghbors homes 50 feet away, not ok. Checking local laws is only way to know
     
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    Most local laws say you can't discharge a firearm within 300 yards of a home. Distance varries, but that's the most common I've seen.
     
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    Bigsnake OT Supporter

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    Call local police station and ask :dunno:
     
  5. PocoDiablo

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    Most cities it is illegal to discharge any kind of firearm within city limits. Check your state/city web site. I dunno what state you're in so I can't help.
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    Try it and find out :x:
     
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    Here in MA is 500 feet from any house (unless otherwise permitted by the owner(s)) and 150 feet from any road.
     
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    In Oregon it's illigal to discharge firearms inside city limits. I used to love in a house right on the border and I probably could have and no one would have cared.

    I'd probably worry about complaints if I were you.
     
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    Parents have 40 acres...got to love just walking out in the yard to pop off a few rounds :)
     
  10. worst idea ever.

    cops know nothing about laws, honestly
     

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