Third Wave Of Gun Control Laws Possible In NJ Package

Third Wave Of Gun Control Laws Possible In NJ Package

Supporters say the bills would make New Jersey a safer place to live. Critics say they will “do nothing to severely punish gun criminals.” Gov. Phil Murphy urges state lawmakers to take action in the coming weeks on a comprehensive gun safety legislative package, which he originally proposed in April. (NJ Governor’s Office) NEW JERSEY — Mandatory safety training for firearm owners. A ban on weapons that are .50 caliber or larger. Creating standards for school shooting drills. And an effort to “hold the gun industry accountable.” These are some of the changes that will take place in New Jersey if a package of proposed state laws passes. Gov. Phil Murphy recently urged state lawmakers to take action in the coming weeks on a comprehensive gun safety legislative package, which he originally proposed in April. The proposed laws have seen pushback from gun rights advocates, who say that the bills put the Second Amendment in the crosshairs but “do nothing to severely punish gun criminals.” (Read more below) If passed by the Legislature and signed into law, the bills would be the third gun safety package pushed through by the governor since he took office in 2018. According to a statement from the governor’s office, here’s what the bills would do: “Require Firearm Safety Training” – S-2169/A-5030 (Weinberg/Reynolds-Jackson) would modernize firearm ID cards, as well as require completion of a firearm safety course to receive a permit to purchase a gun or receive a firearm ID card. “Regulate School […]

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