NH: Town fights for one of its own

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December 28, 2010
Boston Globe    
Posted in 2AM News, LAND News, News

"Bird warned a stranger who said she was lost to get off his land, 60 mountainside acres that are off the grid and plastered with 'No Trespassing,' 'Keep Out,' and 'Private Property' signs. After his arrest, Christine Harris, then of Salem, N.H., testified that Bird waved a gun at her. He said the Sig-Sauer .45-caliber handgun remained in his holster. ... The case has energized the Lakes Region around two values its people hold dear — gun rights and property rights — and educated them about a third, less familiar, issue: mandatory sentencing." (12/25/10)


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