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72 year old NJ man arrested, faces 10 years for a 1750 flintlock

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I just can't believe this!









After Shaneen Allen and Brian Aitken, you'd think that officials in New Jersey would have finally figured out that they need to stop persecuting honest gun owners and instead do their job -- targeting hardened criminals.  Well apparently not, at least not in Cumberland County.


72-year old retired teacher and military academy graduate Gordon Van Gilder was stopped by a Cumberland County sheriff's deputy for a minor traffic violation.  When he volunteered that he had an antique flintlock pistol with him, he was promptly arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, which carries up to a ten-year prison sentence.  Van Gilder's case is currently stalled while prosecutors claim they are doing "ballistics testing" on the 300-year-old, smooth-bore collectible.


For the details of this latest travesty in New Jersey's relentless assault on law-abiding gun owners and firearms freedoms, watch this hard-hitting story by Ginny Simone of NRA News.

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