Will Gov. Chris Christie defend the Second Amendment?

New Jersey man to State Assembly on gun control: ‘I will not comply’
Joe Newby
Liberty Unyielding

…Nine-year-old Shyanne Roberts, a highly skilled competitive shooter, compared the proposal to students who cause an entire class to get in trouble.

“Because of them we lost recess time every day for two weeks, even though the rest of us did nothing wrong,” she said. “That is simply not fair or just … punishing the people who didn’t do anything wrong is not how you stop bad people.”

“I have worked and trained very hard to get to the level I am at, and if A2006 becomes law, I will be forced to choose between giving up on a very bright and promising future in a sport that I love, or asking my dad if we can move to another state,” she told lawmakers.

The bill being considered bans magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, and, the Washington Times added, would classify .22-caliber tube-fed youth rifles as “assault firearms.”

The bill passed the committee on party lines and is expected to receive a vote in the Assembly on Thursday…


The complete article is at Liberty Unyielding.


H/T Weasel Zippers



Related:  Rhode Island lawmakers to mull draconian ban on sale of semi-automatic weapons

…”People do have the right to own a gun. I believe in that. But I think there’s also a new type of responsibility that has to come with controlling a gun and the guns that go out into the street,” said state Rep. Joe Almeida, D-Providence.

Almeida, ABC said, sponsored three of the bills being considered.

“We’re in an election year and there is an element of this that is obviously election year antics,” state Rep. Mike Chippendale, R-Foster, said in response.

The “Safe Firearms Act” introduced by Almeida was described as “more restrictive” than similar measures passed in Connecticut and New York…



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