The Betray State: Massachusetts’s Anti-gun Politicians Use Pandemic to Trample Rights

| April 13, 2020

The Betray State: Massachusetts’s Anti-gun Politicians Use Pandemic to Trample Rights

In recent years, the Bay State’s two highest-ranking public officials have been at war with the Second Amendment. In 2016, Attorney General Maura Healey (D) unilaterally perverted a state law that had been on the books for 18 years in order to prohibit thousands of legal semi-automatic firearms. In 2018, Governor Charlie Baker (R) undermined the government’s system of checks and balances to attack gun owners when he refused to reinstate some Massachusetts residents’ Firearm Owner Identification (FID) Cards after the Firearm Licensing Review Board had restored their gun rights and a judge had issued a lawful court order directing the state to grant the FID card. Baker finally backed off this position in early 2019, but only for those who obtained a court order directing the state to issue them an FID card. 

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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