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Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs

Trenton, NJ --(Ammoland.com)- Last month, anti-gun Democrats in the New Jersey Assembly rammed through 20 of 43 pieces of legislation that do nothing to prevent another tragedy or make schools safer, and everything to limit self-defense and the rights of law-abiding gun owners.

Apparently, they just don’t know when to stop – the legislative feeding frenzy of anti-gun bill introductions by Democrats has steadily continued, and the latest bill count is now at 76, and there’s no end in sight.

Apparently, they won’t be satisfied until there’s nothing left of the Second Amendment in the Garden State.

The latest attacks include attempts to expand New Jersey’s already draconian semi-auto ban, add a 7% tax to guns, ammunition, and reloading components, throw dealers in prison if certain firearms they sell are misused, classify minor disorderly persons offenses as a bar to gun ownership, and more.  See the full list of bills here.

Apparently anti-gun Democrats are tone deaf and do not realize that they have awakened a sleeping giant in the middle of an election year.

They think that February’s outcry by gun owners was a flash in the pan and that we are going to fade quietly away while they attack gun rights instead of addressing school safety and mental health issues.

The future of gun rights in New Jersey will likely be determined between now and early May.  With the Senate soon to consider some of the bills passed by the Assembly, it is more important than ever that gun owners make their voices heard in Trenton.

Please keep urging your state Senator to oppose all new anti-gun legislation, and please prepare to make one or more trips to Trenton in the coming weeks to attend legislative hearings and related events.

NJ Gun Control Bills as of 03-22-13

About Association of New Jersey Rifle & Pistol Clubs:
The Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs, Inc. is the official NRA State Association in New Jersey. Our mission is to implement all of the programs and activities at the state level that the NRA does at the national level. This mission includes the following: To support and defend the constitutional rights of the people to keep and bear arms. To take immediate action against any legislation at the local, state and federal level that would infringe upon these rights. Visit: www.anjrpc.org

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  • 5 User comments to “New Jersey Anti-Gun Bill Count Now Up To 76 & Still Growing”

    1. [...] New Jersey Anti-Gun Bill Count Now Up To 76 & Still Growing Unfortunately, it's true!!! They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Franklin's Contributions to the Conference on February 17 (III) Fri, Feb 17, 1775 Reply With Quote [...]

    2. The right to bear arms preexisted both the Federal Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Colonists and settlers exercised this right without intervention to protect themselves and their families and to obtain game for food. There is no historical document that challenged this right. The Second Amendment said this right was not to be impinged. The Second Amendment never conferred the right to carry a gun. It merely reiterated a right already in existence.

    3. Lochlyn Grendelsson on March 26, 2013 at 9:30 AM said:

      One of the most basic tenets of LAW is that no one can be held responsible for the actions of another unless they were “party to” those actions.
      How is it that anyone who sells or manufactures a firearm can be held liable for the actions of someone they do not know and for the actions they do not condone and did not order.
      Can Ford be held responsible along with Jack Daniels when a drunk drives over a bunch of nuns herding a bunch of kids?

      If that IS the case …. the Cuomo and Bloomberg CAN BE HELD EQUALLY LIABLE for any criminal actions that occur within their jurisdictions …. besides, are they not the ones who wrote or approved that laws against “crime” and “criminals” that are not being enforced?
      If YOU are a victim of a crime in the State of New York, or the City of New York, file a criminal negligence suit against Bloomberg/Cuomo for aiding and allowing these crimes to occur.

    4. And not one of the 76 bills is designed to protect our kids in school

    5. VT Patriot on March 26, 2013 at 11:08 AM said:

      This list of laws is incomplete. I suggest a few additions:
      1> Arrest and kill anyone who has ever owned a gun..
      2> Arrest and kill anyone who knows someone who has ever owned a gun..
      3> Arrest and kill anyone known to have ever wanted to own a gun..
      4> Arrest and kill anyone possesing a picture of a gun..
      5> Arrest and kill any schoolkid who chews a pop-tart into the shape of a gun..

      This is just todays list, I’ll come up with some more for tomorrow. These should definately help reduce any criminal activities in the state.

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