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Parents and children make their way past the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Charleston on Tuesday afternoon.

A Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge ruled last week that some municipal recreation centers are, for legal purposes, school facilities, and firearms can’t be carried there.

Judge James Stucky also more clearly defined what it means to “securely store” a firearm at such centers in a ruling on a motion filed by the West Virginia Citizens Defense League last month.

Reach Lacie Pierson at lacie.pierson@wvgazettemail.com, 304-348-1723 or follow @laciepierson on Twitter.

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