It is reported that two of the suspects in the Boston marathon bombing were in possession of 2 handguns and an “M4 carbine” and yet they were both residents of Massachusetts, a state with some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country. On top of that we can look to the laws that Massachusetts legislators have imposed upon its citizens and see how difficult it is for law abiding citizens in Massachusetts to legally obtain firearms. Now if you are a liberal or some other form of Socialist, Communist or Utopian you would think this makes the state safer. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it became quite apparent this week that you don’t have to have a gun in Massachusetts to be deadly and even those who are suspected of using bombs had firearms and neither of the Tsarvaev brothers had a state issued license to purchase a firearm, yet they had them because, well that’s what criminals do; they break the law.
However, Mike Sweeney at the Daily Caller exposes four facts about gun laws in Massachusetts and how they applied to the bombing suspects, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. He writes: