the ACLU of Massachusetts didn't see fit to bring this case as they did in Kentucky and South Dakota.
Firearm Identification Cards and Licenses to Carry are denied to Legal Resident Aliens. The purposes of SAF include education, research, publishing and legal action focusing on the Constitutional right privately to own and possess firearms. SAF brings this action on behalf of itself and its members.
The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights that protects the right of the people to keep and bear arms. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, along with the rest of the Bill of Rights.
Dr. Fletcher successfully completed the Basic Firearms Safety Course, as prescribed by M.G.L. c. 140, § 131P, and was awarded a Basic Firearms Safety Certificate on June 21st, 2008.
Dr. Fletcher applied for a License to Carry was to obtain the ability to possess firearms, namely a handgun, in his home for immediate self-defense. Dr. Fletcher did not apply for a License to Carry to obtain the ability to carry a handgun on his person outside of his home.
Resident Alien License through the Firearms Records Bureau.
The Brady Campaign: Gun Laws in Massachusetts are not Tough Enough. Caroline