Bullet Trespass Law
- Loudoun County Board of Supervisors
- United States of America
In April, 2001, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors failed to enact proposed legislation that would have made it illegal to shoot across the property of another without first obtaining their permission.
This enhancement would have better defined the current reckless endangerment statute, which by law enforcement's own admission is a subjective and qualitative charge that is poorly defined and difficult to enforce. Thinking people, gun owners and non-gun owners alike, agree that defining reckless endangerment to include "bullet trespass" is simply common sense firearm safety that should not be left to chance. When a bullet is fired through private property without permission, it is a violation of our inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
We, the undersigned, urge the Board of Supervisors of Loudoun County, Virginia, to reintroduce and enact the "bullet trespass" enhancement to the current reckless endangerment law (684.04).
The Bullet Trespass Law petition to Loudoun County Board of Supervisors was written by Alison Trent and is in the category Government at GoPetition.