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United States

1 April 2007

South Coast Today (Massachusetts)

How hard is it to get a firearms license in Massachusetts? Police say not terribly, as long as you don't have a criminal record. Local police departments issue permits to any applicants who meet the base qualifications, pass a safety course and pay a $100 fee. There are three types of firearms licenses, each of which must be renewed every six years. All of them allow holders to purchase an unlimited number of guns, as long as they are legal firearms and fit within the... (

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