GUN LICENSE DENIALS:
"a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a
free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Second Amendment to the United
Has your gun license been
suspended, revoked or denied? Have you been told by the gun licensing officer in your town or city that you are "UNSUITABLE?"
Has your gun license application been denied? If so, you must contact my office IMMEDIATELY.
There is a very short statute of limitations whereby you must file a petition in court to preserve your legal rights.
Below are the different types of gun licenses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:
Effective June 1, 1998, the
new firearm law creates two types of licenses to carry (LTC):
“A" LTC: Permits the purchase, possession and carrying of all ammunition, handguns, rifles, shotguns and
feeding devices (both large and non-large capacity). This is the only license that allows the carrying of concealed handguns-either
loaded or unloaded.
CLASS “B" LTC: Permits
the purchase, possession and carrying of all ammunition, non-large capacity handguns, and all rifles and shotguns (large and
Class "A" and Class "B" License to Carry (LTC)
Your current LTC will be valid until its stated
expiration date. New applicants must be 21 years of age or older to obtain a Class “A" or Class “B"
permit. New applicants must complete a Mass. certified firearms safety course or a BASIC HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE.
Class “A" and “B" LTC cost $100.00 and are valid for 6 years.
Firearms Identification (FID) Cards
The new FID card permits the purchase, possession and carrying of NON-LARGE CAPACITY RIFLES, SHOTGUNS and AMMUNITION
ONLY. You must be at least 18 years old (or 15 - 17 years old with parental consent) to apply for an FID card.
The fee for an FID card is $100.00 and it is valid for 6 years. New applicants must complete a Mass. approved firearms
safety course or a BASIC HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE. A restricted FID card is available solely for the possession of mace
or pepper spray. Applicants for the restricted FID are exempt from the education requirement.