How bad it is in Massachusetts

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How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by philip964 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:23 am

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/0 ... story.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

You have to get a permission slip to get a shotgun.

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Post by mojo84 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:51 am

It's always about the big bad NRA and never about what is right and constitutional.

“What the Senate chose to do is placate the NRA instead of supporting law enforcement,” said John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence.
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Post by VMI77 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:31 am

They must not have a drug problem in Mass, if they do, these guys have a solution....just pass a law that makes drugs illegal. Or, more realistically, a law that gives Police Chiefs discretion as to which people are or are not among the state ruling class, and thus are or are not entitled to use recreational drugs. "rlol"
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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by Abraham » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:36 am

Equating the support of law enforcement with keeping guns out of the hands of law abiding citizens is ludicrous.

But, of course, if law abiding citizens are allowed to be armed they'll be "blood in the streets" and, huff, huff, cough, wheeze - wait that's been repeatedly disproven. Quite the opposite in fact.

Violent crime rates go down when law abiding citizens are armed, but hey, don't let that fact get in the way of leftist thinking.

Plus, I'm sure the leftist LEO mind set are certain they and only they can be professional enough to be armed.

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Post by JSThane » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:43 am

As I recall, you need a permission slip in MA to carry -pepper spray-. Any firearm possession also requires a permit, as well as any ammunition possession -or components-. A spent shell stuck in the tread of your boot can be prosecuted as a felony, punishable by up to five years in prison.

Yes, it really IS that bad up there.

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Post by Keith B » Wed Jul 23, 2014 9:56 am

Bad enough that Berreta is moving their factory to a suburb of Nashville, TN

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Post by SA-TX » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:02 pm

Keith B wrote:Bad enough that Berreta is moving their factory to a suburb of Nashville, TN

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/07/22/be ... trol-laws/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Looks like that story is from Maryland (MD) not MA. As incredible as this sounds, I think MA residents have it better. There are actually places in the state that issue full carry permits, unlike the People's Republic of Northern DC where their system seems to exist in name only (like HI).

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Post by hillfighter » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:13 pm

mojo84 wrote:It's always about the big bad NRA and never about what is right and constitutional.

“What the Senate chose to do is placate the NRA instead of supporting law enforcement,” said John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence.
Are there more than two states doing what's right and constitutional? Everywhere else it seems the only question is how much the right to keep and bear arms is infringed by the state. Not if.
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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by mojo84 » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:28 pm

hillfighter wrote:
mojo84 wrote:It's always about the big bad NRA and never about what is right and constitutional.

“What the Senate chose to do is placate the NRA instead of supporting law enforcement,” said John Rosenthal, founder of Stop Handgun Violence.
Are there more than two states doing what's right and constitutional? Everywhere else it seems the only question is how much the right to keep and bear arms is infringed by the state. Not if.

That's a different argument for a different thread.
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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by Keith B » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:45 pm

SA-TX wrote:
Keith B wrote:Bad enough that Berreta is moving their factory to a suburb of Nashville, TN

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/07/22/be ... trol-laws/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Looks like that story is from Maryland (MD) not MA. As incredible as this sounds, I think MA residents have it better. There are actually places in the state that issue full carry permits, unlike the People's Republic of Northern DC where their system seems to exist in name only (like HI).

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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by frreed » Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:12 pm

Yep, MA is that bad. My son has been there for the last three years at college. Pepper spray does require a permit. Knives, bigger than nail clippers, will land you in jail. Guns. Fugettaboutit!. However, walk down Commonwealth Ave and you can get a contact high in a couple blocks. Don't leave your bike unattended for more than 30 seconds and watch out for pressure cookers.

He graduated in May and is coming back home next month. He is getting his CHL as soon as possible. He truly appreciates what we have in Texas.

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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by VoiceofReason » Sat Jul 26, 2014 10:29 pm

Boston Top Cop: City Residents Do Not 'Need' to Own Shotguns, Rifles

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government ... uns-Rifles" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by Excaliber » Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:16 am

VMI77 wrote:They must not have a drug problem in Mass, if they do, these guys have a solution....just pass a law that makes drugs illegal. Or, more realistically, a law that gives Police Chiefs discretion as to which people are or are not among the state ruling class, and thus are or are not entitled to use recreational drugs. "rlol"
On the other hand, the recent actions of many of the state's police chiefs suggest that the drug problem is much worse there than we thought. :shock:

They will, of course, need a tax exempt organization to fund their activism. I suggest it be called OODMA (Our Oaths Don't Mean Anything) or, perhaps more accurately, CAL (Cops Against Liberty).
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Post by VoiceofReason » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:55 pm

He looks like Barney Fife could whip him.
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Re: How bad it is in Massachusetts

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Post by VMI77 » Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:05 am

VoiceofReason wrote:Boston Top Cop: City Residents Do Not 'Need' to Own Shotguns, Rifles

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government ... uns-Rifles" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The more “over the top” they get, the more public opinion will turn against them.
He needs to talk to Biden
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