Question of whether forest rangers should carry guns in Maine set to come up again

7:56 PM, Dec 10, 2013   |    comments
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BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- It's a debated issue in our state, once again coming up: Should Maine forest rangers --- much like state police officers and game wardens --- be allowed to carry guns?

Workers with the forest service have been fighting for years to get that right. They feel they need to have a firearm for protection while they're on duty in the woods.

Now a state task force is supporting the idea. NEWS CENTER's Mike DeSumma has more.


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