Now N.J. Democrats want to go after the NRA and gun-friendly states

Now N.J. Democrats want to go after the NRA and gun-friendly states

A protester holds an anti-NRA sign during the March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, United States. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)( Democratic lawmakers want to take the state’s tight gun control laws and expand them outside of New Jersey’s borders. There’s new legislation that would ban state-sponsored travel to any states that don’t require their residents to obtain a permits before they purchase a firearm. The goal is to send a message to the National Rifle Association, said State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, the bill’s sponsor. "Fighting the NRA on the basis logic and rational thinking has not worked," Weinberg, D-Bergen, said. "So I think the thing that might work is fighting them with their pocketbook." If enacted, state-sponsored travel for public workers and elected officials would be banned in 37 states, according to state licensing data from the Giffords Law Center […]

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