GOV. MURPHY ANTI-GUN "ROUNDTABLE"
REVEALS MORE OF LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
February 26, 2019. Today, Governor Murphy held his second anti-gun "roundtable" in the State House, revealing more of Trenton's upcoming agenda on guns.
"How can they call it a 'roundtable" when there was no one there to speak for NJ's one million law-abiding gun owners," asked ANJRPC Executive Director Scott Bach. "They always talk about wanting a 'conversation' about gun issues -- this was more like a monologue. They need to focus on severely punishing violent gun criminals instead of targeting tools needed by honest citizens to defend themselves."
Claiming "our work is not done" and wearing a large red "F" pin on his lapel to commemorate the "F" grade he received from NRA, Governor Murphy declared as a goal for NJ to have the strongest "gun safety" laws in the U.S.
During the meeting, more of the upcoming legislative agenda on guns was revealed, and it included:
- A new "smart gun" initiative (replacing the failed 2002 smart gun law)
- Requiring ammunition sellers to electronically record every ammunition sale (falsely assumes criminals obtain their ammunition from licensed sellers)
- Mandating state-issued credentials to purchase ammunition (falsely assumes criminals obtain ammunition from legal sources)
- Expiration date on firearms purchase credentials (falsely assumes criminals purchase firearms using NJ credentials)
- Mandatory state-issued license for inheritance of firearms
- Passage of redundant laws punishing various firearms crimes already prohibited
Please get ready to do your part as anti-gun attacks ramp up in Trenton in the coming weeks and months.
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