NJ Gov. Murphy Pushing More Gun Control in “Lame Duck” Session

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NJ Governor Murphy is pushing even more gun control during his final moments in office. IMG NRA-ILA

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Gov. Phil Murphy was joined this morning by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to announce yet another assault on New Jersey gun owners.  Having barely survived in deep Blue New Jersey, the Governor is reverting back to an old playbook to divert attention from the real issues that have voters in the Garden State so angry in the first place.  Rather than tackle real problems like that state’s highest-in-the-country property taxes, Murphy is looking to change the subject.  This morning’s media spectacle was simply a retread of an event he held last spring.

The state’s two most powerful gun-grabbers broadly defined their package of bills which includes:

    • Banning .50 Caliber Firearms (S.103/A.1280).
    • Gun registration for residents moving into New Jersey (A.3686/S.372)
    • Ammunition Registration (A.1292/S.1481)
    • Microstamping (S.112/A.1098)

Other issues were discussed and included regulating school shooting drills, gun manufacturer liability and mandatory training to simply own a firearm (renewable every four years).


Incredibly, the Governor touted New Jersey’s tough, existing gun laws.  In the same breath, he stated that there have been 782 shootings, 1004 victims, and 180 fatalities since April 15.  This is the Governor’s definition of success, calling the state a “leader” in gun safety!  While the state’s gun control laws are some of the toughest in the country, they have been an utter disaster and his own numbers reveal that.  However, that did not dissuade him from calling for more of the same.  This probably explains why he narrowly won re-election despite his party having a one million voter registration advantage.  The Speaker is looking for his own diversion to distract from presiding over historic losses for his caucus.  Today, these tone-deaf politicians doubled down on failure. History has proven that New Jersey gun laws which only target law-abiding gun owners and do nothing to crack down on criminals mean that the streets of Camden, Trenton, Newark, and Paterson will be just as dangerous tomorrow as they were yesterday.  This is nothing more than rhetoric designed to be a diversion from failed leadership.

Committee hearings have not been scheduled on this legislative package; however, the Speaker has agreed to push the Governor’s agenda during the “lame duck” session which will take place this month.  These bills could be scheduled at any time.  It is important that you take action today!

Please contact your Assembly members, and respectfully request that they oppose all of these measures and any new gun control.  November demonstrated that participation matters!  We need EVERY NRA member to make their voice heard today.​​

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Is no one going to mention the recent incident where the New Jersey State police try to block the Republicans from entering the state house?
The Republicans refused to comply with the proof of vaccination mandate.
At first the state police physically blocked them entering the chamber.
once they forced themselves past the armed state police officers, the police did refuse orders to physically remove the Republican assemblymen from their seats.
The Democrats are trying their hardest to make New Jersey a tyrannical dictator ship.


another title 18 violation and no one went to jail big surprise in a state that will retitle a car from out of state without checking ownership, the state facilitates crime, dont expect them to protect you

Monkey Mouse

I live in NJ and want to set the record straight on a few things: 1) the election was too close and Murphy came very close to losing in a super majority democrat state; 2) Crime in NJ is on the rise, just like NYC, Chicago, and SF; 3) NJ welcomed 1M new gun owners since 2019 – the largest % and # of any state in the country – most are women and minorities; 4) Tens of thousands of gun owners want cc, but found out that is impossible in the state – the SCOTUS case may force the… Read more »


I live in NJ also, and there were several credible reports of significant voting fraud in North Jersey which, for reasons unknown, are NOT being investigated. I can’t wait to get the hell out of NJ.


I lived in NJ years ago, got out and moved to Pa, now the big cities in Pa have put Demo-Rats in charge to destroy that state also, moved again, now in Mo.

Black Powder 26

Sorry you still live there! NJ is a cesspool of political corruption. Until there is a complete change in the state government you will never, repeat never have true gun rights. Waiting months to get a permit to purchase a pistol, only being able to buy one every 31 days, 10 round mag limit, and the list goes on. Not to mention some of the highest property taxes in the nation. I applaud NJ2A, they work hard for gun owners, but it’s an uphill climb. I moved out to a Live free state and have never been happier. Good luck!

Patriot Solutions

“It’s bad enough that moderate Republicans like Dan Crenshaw have stabbed gun owners in the back, but we have also learned that the NRA and Heritage Foundation signed off on this traitorous vote. It’s no wonder these organizations are tanking when they pretend to be one thing publicly, but then pull stunts like this behind the scenes.”


Phuk the NRA!!!


Murder is illegal. Any laws passed on guns are unconstitutional and irrelevant, as well as totally useless. Someone willing to murder will do it, no matter the weapon. Or the extra charges for possession, type of weapon, location, etc. Denying citizens the ability to defend themselves makes politicians accessories to the crime. Outlawing possession of a tool will not ever stop murder, but it will create victims.

Patriot Solutions

Yep, that is so they can demonize guns. Cops want to add that psy-op into the equation too. Once the Kool-Aid is consumed one can never get it out because it is wicked brew.


More laws.

We have a former enforcer who posts here regularly who indicated gun laws should be enforced and the people who violate them (“turds” in his words) should be kept in jail.

We have bad politicians (who pass more and more gun laws) on one side and bad enforcers (who believe these laws should be enforced and the violators kept in jail) on the other.

Note that the enforcer who made the comment got many upvotes. His view is common in the law enforcement profession.

Patriot Solutions

They seek total control and to keep the circle of history revolving so it can be repeated as it has always been. They will continue to destroy their own country under the guise of being patriots.

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Interesting. The Monsanto case referenced in the presentation is an interesting deep dive. I’m sure you have already dug into that mess. Small scale food production regulation is on the list of things they are going to attack soon.



Thanks Liz.

Patriot Solutions

Hitler had the first computer (IBM) to keep track of his slaves and nothing has changed although far too many people still think this stuff just sprung up recently. War with China is the last resort solution for the cabal fedophiles to remain in power although it is the CCP who is the enemy they would have us go to war with China to keep the circular path of history rotating while in complete disregard of the fact that the CCP is being removed at this very moment without war like the dogs of war want to continue ruling through… Read more »

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On the other hand many here, and elsewhere, consider violent resistance of said enforcement to be heroic. Among those a large fraction support seeking out those enforcers to mete out justice – in forms ranging from tar and feathers to summary execution.
These extremes are not helpful – but should be considered as they reveal depths of everyone’s opinions.


Based on what is said, what is unsaid, and voting, the majority of enforcers (and retired enforcers) who post on this site support enforcers who enforce any law:

  • Registration of semiautomatic rifles;
  • Confiscation of semiautomatic rifles; and
  • Get into the railcar, “civilian,” you are going to re-education camp.

It was a worthwhile effort to understand just how devoted they are to their tribe.

Patriot Solutions

Perhaps patriots have read the founding documents to know exactly where the line is at and are peacefully excersing their 1st amendment right in hopes of not having to be protected by their 2nd amendment rights. After all not everybody is a pussy like you.

I’m going to do productive things now, have a nice day.

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Sic semper tyrannis