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Effective Or Excessive? Debate Rages Over Whether Gun Legislation Is Useful And Fair

Tuesday, June 1, 2004

Massachusetts` gun laws and regulations are confusing, contradictory and full of legal loopholes squeezing licensed business owners. They also appear to be ineffective, as the state`s gun violence has steadily risen since 1998, when it was heralded for passing the "toughest" firearms laws in the country.

Read Original at: MetroWest Daily News (article archived)

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