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New Jersey: Magazine and Gun Ban Legislation Passes and Goes to Governor

Friday, May 23, 2014

As previously reported, the New Jersey Senate passed A.2006/S.993, legislation banning certain popular firearms and restricting the maximum capacity of ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 rounds.  A.2006/S.993, as amended, passed yesterday in the Assembly by a 44 to 34 vote.

Sponsored by anti-gun state Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-37), A.2006/S.993 is another step towards disarming law-abiding New Jersey residents and tipping the balance in favor of criminals who prefer an unarmed populace as victims. 

A.2006/S.993 will now be sent to Governor Chris Christie (R) for his consideration and action.  Please contact Governor Christie and respectfully, but insistently, ask that he veto A.2006/S.993 and protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding New Jersey gun owners.  The Governor’s contact information is provided below.

  

Governor Chris Christie:
(609) 292-6000
E-mail

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