More Massachusetts residents are getting gun licenses and, as a result, more people are turning out for firearms training — one of the requirements for getting licensed.

There are 21 state-approved gun training courses in Massachusetts, including the one we visited at the Northborough headquarters of the Gun Owners’ Action League (GOAL).

The instructor, Jon Green, stood in front of six students — the maximum GOAL allows in a class at one time — and walked them through Massachusetts gun laws, including the types of licenses available and how to legally store guns.

Read the rest of Bob Oakes and Kathleen McNerney for WBUR

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