A task force examining the state’s gun laws says Massachusetts should require background checks for most private firearms sales, increase penalties for failing to report lost or stolen guns and tighten regulations on rifle ownership.
Tonight at 10pm Steve Hathaway, owner of Mass Firearms School, joins Jay Talking in studio to tell us about the challenges facing citizens who try to get a handgun carry permit.
Update On Current Gun Laws.
At Lewis Arms, a gun store in Bow, New Hampshire, owner Brad Lewis says business is booming this week.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino is taking his fight to toughen the nation’s gun laws straight to Washington.
New Hampshire is considering a bill that would let people carry a gun without having to get a license.
Gov. Deval Patrick is proposing tougher gun laws to help curb youth violence.
WBZ’s Neil Chayet talks about the right bear arms.