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Massachusetts Concealed Carry Laws

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Massachusetts Gun Laws

  Open Carry: Open carry allowed only with permit
  Duty to Notify Law Enforcement: Only when asked by the officer
  State Parks: Concealed Carry Handgun lawful by Massachusetts permittees
  Restaurants Serving Alcohol: No specific restriction
  Firearms at Colleges: Concealed guns on campus prohibited by law.
  Firearms at K-12 Schools: Prohibited
  Magazine Capacity Limitations: The sale, transfer, or new acquisition of magazines with a capacity greater than 10 rounds is unlawful.
  Suppressor Ownership: Prohibited
  Vehicle Possession by Non-Permitees: Handgun carry generally prohibited
  Firearm Law Uniformity: Uniform throughout state
  Permit Training Requirements: "Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety Course"
  Permit Issuing Authority: Local Police
  May/Shall Issue: May Issue
  State Website: https://www.mass.gov/firearms-services
  Length of Permit Validity: 6 Years
  Permit Application Process: In Mass there is a Resident Firearm License which is required to possess firearms and a License to Carry which is required to carry them. More info here.
  Non-Resident Permits: Non-residents may apply
  Places Off Limits: Logan Airport including the "Security Zone"
All other airports
War Memorial Park
  Resident Permit Reciprocity:
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