November 16, 2016

Council backs court nominee criticized by gun rights group

BOSTON (AP) - The Governor's Council has narrowly approved the judicial nomination of Assistant Attorney General Christopher Barry-Smith over the objections of gun rights advocates in Massachusetts.

The council voted 5-3 Wednesday to confirm Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's nomination of Barry-Smith, one of Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey's top deputies, ...

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