Massachusetts Trigger Lock Law not Unconstitutional

Massachusetts_Trigger_LockIn the case of Commonwealth vs. Richard Runyan, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has determined that G.L. c. 140 § 131L is not unconstitutional pursuant to the case of Heller vs. District of Columbia. However, the U.S. Supreme Court has yet to answer the question of whether or not the Second Amendment applies to the states. The Supreme Court will decide this issue in the case of in the case of Otis McDonald v. City of Chicago, IL,. Oral arguments were held and a decision is expected soon. The Court’s decision in the McDonald case may trump the Massachusetts SJC’s decision in Commonwealth vs. Richard Runyan.

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Massachusetts Attorney who specializes in administrative & labor law including DLR, Civil Service, RMV, and Board of Appeals cases.
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