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Immunity bars challenge of gun purchase denial (access required)

Where plaintiff claims the state police violated his rights by denying his application to purchase a firearm, sovereign immunity bars the claim. The state police department, as an agent of the commonwealth, has sovereign immunity and there is no express waiver of that immunity in regard to firearm purchase denials. Background Gobble was originally charged with assault and ...