Anti-Gun Bills Appearing in New Jersey

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Legislative

The list is now up to 43, according to the Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs: A3645 – Requires ammunition sales and transfers be conducted as face‑to‑face transactions. A3646 – Establishes a regulatory system to govern the sale and transfer of ammunition. A3653 – Criminalizes purchasing or owning weapon if person has previous conviction of unlawful possession of weapon. A3659 – Revises definition of destructive device to include certain weapons of 50 caliber or greater. A3664 – Reduces lawful maximum capacity of certain ammunition...

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Gun Rights Defeat in New York: A Harbinger of Things to Come?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 in Legislative

Many of you may or may not have heard by now that, in a late night closed-door session, Governor Andrew Cuomo rammed the most radical gun control package in the history of the United States through the New York Legislature. What does the New York Law do? Expands the state’s existing pseudo (semi-auto) “assault weapons” ban by outlawing pre-ban firearms, unless they are registered. Redefines assault weapon as a semi-automatic firearm that can accept a detachable magazine and has any single feature, such as a pistol grip, thumbhole stock, folding stock, telescoping stock,...

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January 2013 Legislative Report

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Legislative

Gun Control So Extreme, 1994 Looks Tame I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and New Year, and look forward to a happy and healthy… 1993. At least we hope happy and healthy, because for gun rights, that’s the time we’ve gone back to in the wake of the horrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Many of us remember the first fight over this issue in the late 80s and early 90s. Many others only learned, after the ban’s passage, that the term “assault weapon” suddenly defined many common rifles used in competition and by others who shoot recreationally. This fight is shaping up to...

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