Healey Would Strip Police Chiefs Of Gun-Licensing Role
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Massachusettes Lt. Gov. Kerry M . Healey yesterday calls for stripping local police chiefs of the power to issue gun licenses and transferring the responsibility to a specially appointed state public safety official.
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.