Gun rights group rallying on Beacon Hill

BOSTON (WWLP) – Gun Owner’s Action League (GOAL) plans to hold a rally and lobby day at the State House at 11:00 a.m.

The organization is opposed to most of house speak Robert DeLeo’s gun violence reduction proposal, arguing that it unfairly burdens legal gun owners.

22News State House Reporter Tiffany Chan is covering this story and will have the latest on 22News at 5 p.m.

Bill H.4121 188th (Current)
An Act relative to the reduction of gun violence
By Mr. DeLeo of Winthrop, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Robert A. DeLeo and others relative to the reduction of gun violence. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

SECTION 1. Section 167A of chapter 6 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting the following paragraph:-

(h) Notwithstanding any general or special law or court order, including an order of impoundment, to the contrary, the department shall transmit to the attorney general of the United States any information in its control required or permitted under federal law to be included in the National Instant Background Check System or any successor system maintained for the purpose of conducting background checks for firearms sales or licensing. No more information than is necessary for the purposes stated above shall be transmitted, and such information shall not be considered a public record under section 7 of chapter 4.

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