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About drjjpdc

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  1. That is my sincere hope. I hope that they pick Rogers v Gurwal. That involves a Governor and an AG. But Cheeseman v Polillo only involves a Police Chief and a Judge. It might be easier.
  2. Well this happened after Heller. I think this meant something, even if it wasn't as strong as we wanted. We have to consider what happens to other states and not just us. The US Supreme Court of the United States decided District of Columbia v. Heller, establishing for the first time that the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteed an individual right to keep and bear arms in defense of oneself. From that point on, more states adopted Constitutional carry policies, and the last "no-issue" holdouts gave way. In 2010, Arizona became the third state (after Alaska and Vermont) to permit constitutional carry. In 2011, Wyoming became the fourth Constitutional carry state. Also in 2011, Wisconsin was the 49th state to legally abandon a "no-issue" policy, adopting instead a "shall-issue" policy. (Other states remained "no-issue" in practice, but not in law.) That same year, Iowa changed its "may-issue" policy to become "shall issue." In 2013, Arkansas became an ambiguously Constitutional-carry state, a position that was further solidified with a precedent set in 2018 in Taff v State of Arkansas. Briefly, this case considered a person suspected of stealing from a convenience store who, upon interview, was found to be carrying a concealed firearm and charged with carrying unlawfully. The charge was dismissed, as the defendant had not used the firearm unlawfully, nor had demonstrated intent to do so. The court held that simply carrying a concealed firearm by a person not otherwise prohibited is not a criminal act. 2013 also marked the last of the 50 states to abandon a "no-issue" policy when Illinois began a "shall-issue" policy. In 2015, two states, Maine and Kansas, adopted forms of Constitutional carry. In 2016, four states adopted some form of Constitutional carry: Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri, and West Virginia. In 2017, two more states adopted Constitutional carry, North Dakota and New Hampshire. On January 31, 2019, newly elected South Dakota governor Kristi Noem signed a bill into law that makes South Dakota a constitutional carry state. The first law signed by her administration, the law goes into effect on July 1, 2019.
  3. Dirty, Thanks for the best answer for logical discussion. However one advantage we now have is the 3rd Circuit is no longer a Liberal dominated Court, thanks to Trump it is a Conservative dominated Court now. That also means that if a case gets sent back to them they could vote in a Conservative way. Mr. Stu, your point is only valid since McDonald, what about before? You mean from the 1940's nobody complained about not having the right to keep and bear arms. PeteF, Were they useless when they passed Heller & McDonald? Actually the Court can have original jurisdiction in a number of cases. I believe the point I made is covered by the underlined section, if a number of NJ Citizens complained about our Constitution leaving out their 2nd Amendment rights. Section 2 1: The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their Authority;—to all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls;—to all Cases of admiralty and maritime Jurisdiction;—to Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party;—to Controversies between two or more States;—between a State and Citizens of another State;10 —between Citizens of different States, —between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.
  4. What I've always wondered is why the SCOTUS hasn't done something about NJ's Constitution. I've read the whole thing, and nowhere does it mention the right of New Jerseyans to keep and bear arms. So we have been without our full rights from the getgo.
  5. I have a friend from MD that has been telling me about Cumberland and I will be heading there. I haven't shot at 600 yards since I was last at my vacation (for a few days) club in northwest PA, Ridgway Rifle Club in Ridgway, PA. They have a 1,000 yard long range Varmint facility. Thanks for reminding me about Millville. I need a place where I can shoot my Shiloh Sharps #3 Sporter in .45-70 with a 30" barrel. It also gives me a chance to hit Union Lake!
  6. I was only 15 minutes or so from CJR&C, but I was hardly ever there due to my illness. As soon as my wife lets me out of the house, I'll be heading over to Range 14.
  7. One of my favorite events is CB Lever Action Silhouette. Sadly most of the NJ ranges don't offer it. But I found one across the river, Falls Twp. in PA. And you don't even have to be a member.
  8. As much as I hate Murphy, he's only one. The real problems are the State Legislature in the North (where most of the violence is) who refuse to acknowledge that guns in the hands of non-felons (most of us) do not cause crime.
  9. I just found out that the military personnel do not run the FB site. It is a civilian. She gets info from the base. I am also apologizing if any of my comments appeared as critical of the military at Fort Dix.
  10. Just some advice to anybody calling up Range 14 or the FB message page, DON'T! When we hear from the higher command we will tell you. They are getting a little snippy if you ask me. Reminds me of the story my father told me about MacArthur and Truman flying around an airport waiting for the other to land. The civilian President had to remind Doug who was in charge.
  11. Not that I know of, but a lot of private ranges have public events. I used to belong to Central Jersey in Jackson and it is one of the best ranges in NJ. Take their Sunday Trap events the 1st and last Sunday of the month is open. We had other events too. The only reason why I dropped after about 10 years is that I spend a lot of time in hospitals and I couldn't justify going there 4-5 times last few years for $300-400. But I love the club because how good it is and it's close to me. I looked in your profile and you didn't mention where you hang out. That info would help us direct you.
  12. You've waited this long, can't you wait till the weekend when it will open?
  13. Well at least they were not on the refused certiorari list. I am sure Alito is not happy.
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