October 4, 2017

In light of Vegas massacre, DeLeo sets meeting on Mass. gun law

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Sam Doran / State House News Service

House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Massachusetts may already have some of the toughest gun laws in the country, but in the wake of the concert massacre in Las Vegas Sunday night House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he’s not done trying to improve.

DeLeo told reporters he plans to meet with Northeastern University criminologist Jack McDevitt Thursday to review the impact of a 2014 gun law that included suicide prevention initiatives, firearm tracing and new background check requirements.

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