UK Citizen in Massachusetts Sues Over State Gun Laws

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UK Citizen in Massachusetts Sues Over State Gun Laws
UK Citizen in Massachusetts Sues Over State Gun Laws
UK Citizen in Massachusetts Sues Over State Gun Laws
UK Citizen in Massachusetts Sues Over State Gun Laws

Police Chief Mark Leahy last week filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in which he is named as a defendant.

Northborough resident Eoin Pryal, a legal immigrant from the United Kingdom, filed a lawsuit in April with another immigrant from Cambridge and two gun rights groups alleging that the state law barring immigrants from possessing handguns and large-capacity weapons is unconstitutional.

Pryal says he filed an application with the Northborough Police Department for a pistol permit and was denied. But Leahy says he never received such an application and had never heard of Pryal before being sued.

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