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Attention Massachusetts Gun Owners: Join in NRA and GOAL’s “Boston Tea Party 2008!”

Friday, July 11, 2008

In 1998, former Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci (R) signed a law into effect that continues to violate our Second Amendment rights.   Wednesday, July 23 will mark the ten-year anniversary of the signing of the Gun Control Act of 1998.  Chapter 180 of the Acts was signed with the ill-conceived notion that crime and violence would be eradicated from the streets.  Not only has this notion proven to be incorrect by the increase in criminal activity, but it’s also been in direct violation of our Second Amendment rights. 

As a result, July 23, 2008 will be known as the “Boston Tea Party 2008” and the National Rifle Association, in conjunction with the Gun Owners Action League (GOAL), are encouraging members to send a symbolic message to our elected officials that we want them to repeal Chapter 180.  We are asking members to send this note, as well as a tea bag, to your elected officials to let them know, just as our forefathers did, that unfair treatment against lawful gun owners will not be tolerated. 

To find contact information for your State Legislators, please click here.

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