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Massachusetts: Urge Your State Legislators to Cosponsor Pro-Second Amendment Bill

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Assistant House Minority Leader George Peterson (R-Grafton) will be introducing a bill entitled “An Act to Repeal the Ban on Modern Sporting Arms."   The bill would repeal Massachusetts’ ban on so-called “assault weapons.”  This comes in response to a misleading unsigned and undated “advisory letter” from the state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EPOS) to licensed firearms dealers in Massachusetts about so-called "assault weapons."

As you may know, this EPOS letter contained many incorrect statements regarding regulations addressing certain arms and feeding devices. Representative Peterson’s bill would correct the disastrous results of the EPOS letter and 1998 Gun Control Act, which left countless gun owners, firearms retailers and law enforcement officers confused about compliance and exposed to prosecution.

Please call and e-mail your state Senator AND Representative urging him or her to “set the record straight” and cosponsor this important pro-gun bill.  Please forward this alert to your family, friends and fellow gun owners across Massachusetts and urge them to also contact their state Senator AND Representative to sign on to this important bill.

Contact information for your state Representative can be found here



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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.