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BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- A federal judge in New Jersey has granted a temporary restraining order in a case brought by the Second Amendment Foundation and several co-plaintiffs in a challenge of that state’s new gun control law which criminalizes carry in a vastly expanded set of “sensitive areas.”

U.S. District Judge Renee Marie Bumb in Camden noted, “Plaintiffs have demonstrated a probability of success on the merits of their Second Amendment challenge to the relevant provisions” of the new law.

SAF is joined by the Firearms Policy Coalition, the Coalition of New Jersey Firearm Owners, the New Jersey Second Amendment Society, and three private citizens. They are represented by attorney David Jensen of Beacon, NY.

Also in her opinion, Judge Bumb observed, “The State may regulate conduct squarely protected by the Second Amendment only if supported by a historical tradition of firearm regulation. Here, Plaintiffs have shown that Defendants will not be able to demonstrate a history of firearm regulation to support any of the challenged provisions. The deprivation of Plaintiffs’ Second Amendment rights, as the holders of valid permits from the State to conceal carry handguns, constitutes irreparable injury, and neither the State nor the public has an interest in enforcing unconstitutional laws.”

“This is another example of the important precedent found in language in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Bruen ruling last June,” said SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb.

“Clearly, New Jersey lawmakers have gone too far in crafting a law to get around the high court’s decision.”

“We are pleased that Judge Bumb recognizes the plaintiffs’ probability of success in challenging a law restricting the right to bear arms in public that has no basis in this country’s history or tradition.,” SAF Executive Director Adam Kraut concurred.

Judge Bumb admonished New Jersey for attempting to delay court action by promising to provide information supporting its position yet offering no supporting documentation.

She said, “the only reasonable conclusion from Defendants’ posturing: their dragging of feet is evidence that no such historical tradition and evidence exists.”


About the Second Amendment Foundation

The Second Amendment Foundation (www.saf.org) is the nation’s oldest and largest tax-exempt education, research, publishing and legal action group focusing on the Constitutional right and heritage to privately own and possess firearms. Founded in 1974, The Foundation has grown to more than 720,000 members and supporters and conducts many programs designed to better inform the public about the consequences of gun control.
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Montana454Casull

No such thing as “sensitive areas,” just like there is no such thing as “gun violence” . These are made up terms to create a false narrative . Anti gun people dream up more false narratives to create a sense of fear in people to forward thier lies .

ridgeview

or climate change all made up terms for control!

totbs

Yup, it’s all about panicking the sheeple. i’ve been around for quite some time, and until very recently, I’ve never heard these weather terms to signal absolute disaster and get people to panic. What we used to call heavy rain, snow, cold snap and wind, are now atmospheric river, cyclonic bomb and polar vortex.

Boz

I remember exactly where I was as a teenager when I heard about the very first “earth day”. A voice inside of me said, “what a bunch of buII”.

Arizona

When citizens start carrying regularly in Jersey again, crooks will become endangered species, and will think twice about their “employment” decisions.

swmft

honest lawmaker , is that a shit eater?

totbs

No Lie! It’s like the announcement this morning that this admin’s DOJ is investigating the classified docs at Biden’s old office. My guess is it’ll get lied about the critical nature of such, and buried.

Steve

Outstanding news! These states(Blue States) are going to get slapped in the face as more folks with “standing” pool their resources, find attorneys willing to go to court and defend their 2nd Amendment rights – and organizations like the SAF and their branches keep folks educated.

gregs

the judge should have held the state in contempt for not providing the info stated. THEY LIED! we couldn’t do that without penalty. file a complaint with the state bar against them.

Steve

The State Bar is owned and operated by Left Wing Commie punks gregs…Lady Justice has long ago been cornholed in the North Eastern states of NY, MA, NJ, CT etc..now, all you can hope for with state Bar organizations is that they are forced to buy more tubes of Preparation H.