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Massachusetts prohibits occupying or attempting to enter or occupy a secure area of an airport or cabin of an airplane knowingly in possession of a firearm, notwithstanding any license to possess the firearm.1

Massachusetts has no statutes prohibiting firearms in the following locations, although administrative regulations may apply:

  • Hospitals;
  • Places of worship;
  • Sports arenas;
  • Bars or restaurants where alcohol is served;
  • Gambling facilities; or
  • Polling places.


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  1. Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 269, § 12F(b).[]