Bill To Make Buying Pepper Spray, Mace Easier In Mass. Stuck In Legislative Limbo

February 21, 2014 8:06 PM
Bill To Make Buying Pepper Spray, Mace Easier In Mass. Stuck In Legislative Limbo
" BOSTON (CBS) – A measure that would make it easier to buy mace and pepper spray in Massachusetts remains stuck in legislative limbo on Beacon Hill.

Massachusetts is the only state in the country that requires a firearms identification card in order to purchase mace or pepper spray for self-defense.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Mary Blake reports play pause Pepper Spray Legislation Mary Blake

Mansfield Republican state representative F. Jay Barrows is among a group of lawmakers pushing for a repeal of the law.

“We’ve had some horrifying crimes that have taken place in the Commonwealth in the last three or four years,” he told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Friday "

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