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Mass. Lawmakers Consider Red-Flag Gun Bill
BOSTON (AP) _ Supporters of a so-called ``red flag'' bill pending on Beacon Hill say preemptively disarming individuals who show signs of unstable or dangerous behavior could help prevent future mass shootings.
The measure would allow family members or police officers concerned that a legal gun owner…
Sen. Markey Says Gun Bill Will Help Reduce Gun Violence
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has unveiled a gun control bill he says will help reduce firearm violence by requiring all new guns be ``personalized'' so they can only be fired by their owners or other authorized users.
 
    Markey said technology already exists to make guns in…
4 Mass. Senate Hopefuls Encouraged By Gun Bill
Four of the five candidates in Massachusetts' special U.S. Senate election say they are encouraged by a compromise Senate bill that would subject more firearms buyers to federal background checks and toughen laws against illicit gun trafficking.