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Gun enthusiasts defend their hobby, pursue it in controlled environment of club

The Woodlawn Sportsmens Club in Scheectady
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
The Woodlawn Sportsmens Club in Scheectady
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Five men braced rifles to shoulders and took aim at paper targets about 50 feet away. The guys, all wearing bulky ear protectors and protective eyewear, began firing. The small room in the basement of the Woodlawn Sportsmen’s Club in Guilderland became noisy, filled with gunshots that resembled staccato strikes on a drum. Each man fired 30 rounds, and brass casings from the ammunition spilled onto the gray cement floor in front and back of ...

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