Voters in Byron, Maine, have unanimously rejected a proposed law that
would have required each household in the 140-person town to own a
firearm and ammunition.
Even the official
who proposed the requirement, Selectwoman Anne Simmons-Edmunds, voted
against it, saying she did so to have it reworked and reintroduced.
had some great ideas and great conversations. I think we will come back
with a more comprehensive ordinance, maybe stronger wording for
exemptions," she said, adding that about 50 people were at a town
meeting Monday night and voted on the measure, all opposing it.