Self defense IS a God given right.
Gun free zones are proven killing zones!
I had the same issue with the delay going over 30 days and Kearny PD stated that the Hudson county is dragging its feet.
Then when I came in to pick up my FID and the handgun permit, the officer told me that he had to take a photo of me as it was KPD policy for all the handgun permits.
THIS is a direct violation of NJ statute as it states the localities cannot deviate from the specified procedures.
Chief of KPD informed me via email that the photo was voluntary (I wasn’t told of that at the moment) and the photo is deleted now. I asked for proof and got no response.
So I started an official complaint with Hudson County but you know how Jersey City people love 2nd Amendment there.
Shovel ready, in the grave yard. I not going to comply with obamacare in any form!
Americans’ in fact do have the Right to self-defence guaranteed by the Constitution. From the Supreme Court in Heller, 2008, now the Law of the Land, speaking of the Second Amendment:
“Putting all of these textual elements together, we find that they guarantee the individual right to possess and carry weapons in case of confrontation.”
But the Right is not dependant upon the Constitution for existance:
(The Second Amendment) “codified a pre-existing right” and “[t]his is not a right granted by the Constitution. Neither is it in any manner dependent upon that instrument for its existence.”