Gun-Control Debate: Safety And The Right To Bear Arms

June 3, 2014

Keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals while protecting the rights of lawful gun owners is a difficult, seemingly impossible, balancing act. And even though it’s already harder to become a legal gun owner in Massachusetts than it is in most states, a bill making its way through Beacon Hill could make it even more difficult. Advocates say that's a sacrifice worth making.


  • Jim Wallace is the executive director of the Gun Owners Action League, also known as GOAL.  
  • State Representative David Linsky represents parts of Middlesex County and is a supporter of Speaker DeLeo’s gun safety bill.  

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