A leading gun group filed a lawsuit on Thursday in an effort to undue an expansion of Massachusetts’ assault weapons ban enacted unilaterally by the state’s attorney general.
Gun rights advocates in Massachusetts are turning up the heat against the state’s attorney general, who they say potentially made thousands of citizens “felons in waiting” with her recent enforcement notice that changed the legal definition of assault weapons.
Massachusetts teachers delivered another blow to frontrunner Hillary Clinton, joining a prominent list of labor groups that have delayed endorsements in the Democratic primary.
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will be surveying Boston’s radiation levels next week. The survey will be done by a Bell 412 helicopter between April 6 and 15.
Students at Lexington High School in Massachusetts will be able to hold an “American Pride” dance despite initial objections from school administrators over what they viewed as an exclusionary theme. “We’re supporting that student decision,” Lexington High School Principal Laura Lasa told Fox News. “We’re going forward with supporting their theme of American Pride.”
A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Massachusetts’ ban on businesses making political contributions, claiming corporations should be treated the same as unions—which are free to contribute to political action committees and candidates in the state.
Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.), who is running to replace now-Secretary of State John Kerry in the Senate, compared the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision to the 1858 decision to uphold slavery, according to BuzzFeed.
Rep. Edward Markey’s (D., Mass.) residences may be an issue in the special election for the Senate seat vacated by now-Secretary of State John Kerry, the Boston Globe reports.