Whats sup guys , i applied for my fid and pistol permits on 10/24/17 and im still waiting for a call or letter. Hopefully, in a few weeks ill get my permits. Can anyone suggest a gunshop in north jersey,bloomfield. Im planning to get a cz p10 and vp9
After 2 decades of living in the People's Republic of New Jersey, I finally decided to try for a FPID.
My delay in doing so was due to some bogus info I had been told regarding a criminal record (Disorderly Conduct) from 25 years ago that occurred out of state (NY).
Obviously that did not ultimately prevent me from obtaining my NJ license (it certainly didn't prevent me from being issued an M16 in the Corps!), but according to the LEO who I dealt with, it did slow down my approval (5 months!). Seriously!!!!
(Ok, fair enough; at least I was actually able to obtain one. That was a huge relief!)
Anyway, the other delay in applying was based on my lack of knowing where I could go to fire a rifle in this area. It's been a really long time since I've fired a weapon, and I thought that it would be truly torturous to possess a rifle, but then not be able to fire it and get to know it. (kinda like ordering a delicious meal off of the menu.... and then only being allowed to look at it)
There was a time when I participated on various Marine Corps forums, and I was always so frustrated by how many of my fellow jarheads in other states could enjoy such a carefree relationship with their firearms - while I felt that I was being denied even my most basic 2nd Amendment rights, simply because of where I was located.
I'm here to acclimate myself into the NJ gun culture, and hopefully it doesn't leave me feeling too hungry.
At this point I'm looking to (finally) purchase, and to learn what is necessary to navigate in this very restricted AO that I reside in.
And that's the Intro.
I stumbled in here looking for new open dates for Luciano's....
Lived here in WP for 54 years...
I've been into guns all my adult life.
Haven't done much shooting lately due to time and money, but when I discovered Luciano's was opening, I was like a little kid all over again.
One of my passions is weapons among motorcycles and such and I love my collection like kids love their Tonka Trucks...
I'm hoping that the new Luciano's will renew my love of shooting and how can you beat that right in your own town to boot!
They may need a permanent chair and coffee pot for me there, because there is nothing I like to do more is to BS about guns.
Currently have about a dozen weapons... My favs being my H&K USP's and my constantly evolving Bushmaster M4...
Most of my collection are handguns.. only 2 rifles and 1 shotgun.
Let's see if I can remember all my babies..
Colt Python 6" .357
Colt Mark IV Series 70 Govt 45acp
Browning 9mm Hi Power
H&K USP Compact 45...
H&K USP 40S&W
Beretta 92S 9mm
Mossberg 590 12 gauge shotgun with Marine Coat
Remington 700 .308 Police Sniper package
Bushmaster M4 .223
I'm probably forgetting some, but that's it for now.
Happy to find this place. Hopefully it will help me stay in touch more with NJ happenings as well as good conversation.
My understanding is that if SCOTUS rules against NY it isn't the ability to transport guns per se that would benefit us, it is the fact that the decision will very likely be with the declaration that laws restricting the Second Amendment would be subject to strict scrutiny for judicial review rather than just intermediate scrutiny.
If that is the case, then it would be huge. Every case of appeal to NJ's gun laws could potentially overturn those draconian laws we are held under.
Additionally, the NYSR&PC case also has meaning for NJ's infamous "To & From" Law which requires an exemption for NJ gun owners in order to transport LEGALLY!
What we all tend to forget in NJ (perhaps because we're all so USED to BEING INFRINGED) is that statutorily ALL GUNS ARE ILLEGAL, and merely exist in the hands of us serfs due to the benevolence of our Masters through EXCEPTIONS & EXEMPTIONS. So if SCOTUS ruling declares ownership & transportation to ranges in your own state to be lawful, NJ's entire House of Cards could come crashing down. It all depends on how the majority opinion is written & how narrow the interpretation actually IS. IF it's far-reaching and NOT narrow, we could see BIG changes to ownership, practice and transportation laws here in NJ!
As a 2A Leader, I understand fully that every time SCOTUS grants CERT on a 2A case, it can mean a better or worse reality for the entire nation's gun owners. I therefore am very hopeful that we in NJ may see some relief from our current status-quo.