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New Jersey: “Smart Gun” Legislation to be Heard in Senate Committee on Monday

Friday, November 13, 2015

New Jersey: “Smart Gun” Legislation to be Heard in Senate Committee on Monday

Next Monday, November 16, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee is scheduled to consider Senate Bill 3249.


S. 3249, sponsored by Senator Loretta Weinberg (D-37) and Senator Richard Codey (D-27), would repeal the ban on traditional handguns from New Jersey’s 2002 “smart gun” law.  However, this legislation includes a provision to REQUIRE all New Jersey firearms dealers to stock and display “smart guns” for sale.  This misguided mandate would be similar to the government forcing your local auto dealer to offer new self-driving car technology for sale regardless of consumer demand or viability.

This effort to force the adoption and use of “smart guns” by mandating that firearms dealers stock them in inventory suggests that politicians will once again pursue a ban on traditional firearms in the future.

Please contact the members of the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee and urge them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 3249.  You can do so by clicking here or the button above.

 

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