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The Boston Globe


Momentum grows for tougher gun laws in Mass.

Legislators moved by Conn. shooting

Despite having some of the toughest gun laws in the country, Massachusetts appears poised to enact even tighter restrictions following the mass shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults at an elementary school in Connecticut, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said.

“There is a feeling among all of us — from the administration to the Senate to us — that this is one of the priority subject matters for us to address this session. I do feel there will be some movement,” DeLeo said in an interview with the Globe last week. “We’ve got to do something about it.”

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