NLR Approves Park Gun Ban
According to a story in the July 15 edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the North Little Rock city council approved a resolution requesting that signs forbidding concealed handguns be posted in all North Little Rock public parks. The action preempts a state law that takes effect on July 16 allow

ing legal permit holders to carry concealed handguns in parks and restaurants.
The resolution will not take effect unless approved by the North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Commission. The Commission meets on July 21, and Chairman Vicki Stephens has reportedly said she would support such a ban.

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A question from Benton Gun Club President Paul C. Stiedle: Are you aware that the membership has grown to 600+? Which direction would you as a member of Benton Gun Club, Inc. like for the club to take? This is only a survey, not a vote. Voting on this issue is done at the September and/or October meeting by the members present. The completion of all the remaining ranges has been estimated to cost between $150,000.00 and $200,000.00. Dirt work is the major expense. The bench rest range, silhouette range, and the plinking range, even if completed, cannot be opened until major safety berms are in place.
  Please select one of the following options below and mail this survey to the Benton Gun Club, P. O. Box 139, Benton, Arkansas 72018-0139. You are required to sign your name. Your input will be welcome. The results will be posted in a later newsletter.

A: ____ I am satisfied with the progress the club is making toward the completion of the ranges.
B: ____ I would like to see the club complete the construction of the ranges as soon as possible.

If you selected option B, please also select one of the following choices:

B1: ____ I would support an increase in membership dues. (Example: $75.00 could generate $45,000 per year.)
B2: ____ I would support a one-time assessment to all members of $100.00 in addition to the current dues of $45.00 in 2004. In addition, each new member joining the club would be assessed the same. ($45.00 plus $100.00 could generate $87,000.00.)
B3: ____ I would support a two-time assessment to all members of $50.00 in addition to the current dues of $45.00 in 2004 and 2005. In addition, all new members joining the club would be assessed the same. ($45.00 plus $50.00 could generate $57,000.00.)

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Member Name
(please sign)

Additional comments are always welcome, but please write them down:

Benton Gun Club
P. O. Box 139
Benton, AR 72018-0139

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