Gun insurance proposal in Massachusetts opposed by insurers

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The controversy in the state continues as Rep. Linsky says that it would help to boost firearm safety. Two groups that have taken on the responsibility of representing the majority of Massachusetts insurers have announced that they oppose a new proposal in the legislature that would require firearm owners to buy a special gun insurance. This liability coverage would be required for owners in the state if the proposal is approved. The reason that they gave for their opposition to the gun insurance is that they do not support any…

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Gun insurance still being considered by many state legislatures

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Liability coverage is being debated by a number of different states for the ownership of firearms. Following the string of shootings across the country – such as that of Newton, Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School – lawmakers in many states, as well as at the federal level, are considering ways, such as the implementation of gun insurance, for tightening control over the ownership and use of firearms. Many states are hoping to introduce or re-introduce the requirement for liability coverage for owners. For instance, the legislators in Pennsylvania and Maryland…

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