Voters should see through Initiative 594 and the money behind it.
The argument is that if background checks are mandatory on all sales of firearms, they won’t fall into the wrong hands. Are you kidding me? Law-abiding citizens who purchase firearms are the only ones who will be affected – adversely.
A Sept. 19 CBS report states that “the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked Massachusetts the third most restrictive state for firearm legislation in 2011. After Massachusetts passed a tough law restricting gun use in 1998, gun ownership rates dropped sharply, but violent crimes and murders increased.”