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We need people with a passion for teaching advocacy and the Second Amendment! GOAL is seeking a handful of volunteers that can help us establish a group of regional grassroots instructors (RGIs). Based loosely on the instructor training for firearm safety instructors, this program would train volunteers that in turn help others become productive activists. […]
GOAL Legislature/Candidate Ratings GOAL has received complaints from gun owners concerning our grading system of legislators. Apparently some people have found an archived web page, listing grades issued prior to a past election. Our current legislator grading page (http://goal.org/candidate-ratings.html) is blank, and has been for some time. This page reflects the current status. No legislator […]
BATFE Advises Firearm Licensing Review Board NOT to Restore Licenses In a 2004 firearm licensing reform bill, GOAL was successful in establishing the Firearm Licensing Review Board (FLRB). The Board’s purpose was to restore Second Amendment Civil Rights to those who have had their rights taken away for having committed minor misdemeanors. According to the […]
Property Ownership, Modifying Orders and Stun Gun Language New Problems Added to the List New Bill Number: H4539 To add to the list of the many problems with the new “gun licensing bill” (ERPO) passed by the house, there are new problems. Among them, a last minute amendment that was not available for public review […]
The Massachusetts House of Representatives approved H.4517, “An Act Relative to Firearms” last night with a 139-14 vote. The legislation will next move to the MA Senate for further debate. May 24, 2018 A bill with ever changing intent cleared the MA House of Representatives yesterday by a wide margin. The bill, which started off […]
ERPO SPONSOR ADMITS BILL POORLY DRAFTED; GOAL POINTS OUT THAT LAWS ALREADY ON THE BOOKS BOSTON – In advance of Wednesday’s anticipated vote on firearm confiscation legislation, GOAL continues to express dire concerns about the constitutionality of the recently redrafted “Extreme Risk Protection Order” bill. The bill, originally filed by Rep. Marjory Decker and promoted […]
PURE GUN CONFISCATION BILL SUBSTITUTED FOR “RED FLAG” BILL New Draft Stripped of Mental Health Language; Instead Creates Measure to be Specifically Used Against Gun Owners Only Boston – On Monday, the House Committee on Ways & Means released a complete re-draft of a bill that began as an ‘Extreme Risk Prevention Order’ or ‘red […]