Skip to comments.New Jersey Governor Christie nudged by gun rights group in key primary state
Posted on 08/03/2013 7:57:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A gun-rights group in the bellwether presidential primary state of New Hampshire has warned New Jersey Governor Chris Christie that signing gun control bills passed by his state's Legislature could have consequences if he runs for president in 2016.
The Pro-Gun New Hampshire coalition urged its members this week to call and email Christie to ask him to veto the proposed laws, posing a political dilemma for Christie as he seeks re-election in November in the Democratic-leaning state while also eyeing the national stage.
Christie has a September deadline to sign a number of firearm-related bills seen by their supporters as necessary for tackling gun violence, and the gun rights group is targeting four of those measures.
One bill would ban .50 caliber rifles, another would require police to report lost and stolen firearms to a federal database, a third would create a system for instant background checks during gun purchases and a fourth bill would ban gun sales to anyone on a watch list of militants.
"This is an acid test," said Sam Cohen, executive vice president of Pro-Gun New Hampshire, which describes itself as the state's largest gun rights group.....
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I’d say let him do what he feels is right, that we might get to see what he really believes in.
Some republicans have to stretch the truth or even lie to reconcile their newfound feelings about 2A with their voting record.
He may think that these new laws are just what we all need, and sign them. Then we’ll know. But if he takes the warning seriously and does not sign them, makes a “correct” 2A speech, then we’ll have a candidate who later on will be anti RKBA. Let’s not help him deceive us!