MA House Sneaks Anti-Civil Rights Language into Unrelated Technology Bond Bill
Yesterday the Massachusetts House voted on a judicial technology bond bill that included some drastic changes to the Commonwealth’s gun licensing scheme. In a surprise move that surprised no one, with no warning the Democratic Leadership proposed the amendment, which had nothing to do with the bill, in the morning and by the afternoon rammed it through. Although Republican Leadership attempted to block the amendment, in the end it was included and the bill unfortunately passed with, disappointingly, some bipartisan support. You can find the roll call votes for both the amendment and the bill here:
Stay tuned later for a more in depth statement from GOAL further explaining what happened.