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Newark Mayor Booker's plan to curb guns
NJ.com ^ | 8/17/07 | KATIE WANG

Posted on 08/18/2007 9:44:44 AM PDT by kiriath_jearim

Newark Mayor Cory Booker yesterday outlined a series of measures designed to monitor the flow of guns in and out of the state's largest city and to prevent gun dealers from opening shop in residential neighborhoods or near schools.

Booker, joined by Gov. Jon Corzine and Attorney General Anne Milgram at a news conference yesterday afternoon, admitted the initiatives may not stop the bloodshed overnight, but called them necessary steps in order to curtail violence.

The announcement comes nearly two weeks after four college-age Newark residents were shot in the head behind an elementary school in the Ivy Hill neighborhood. Three of the students died and a fourth survived.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: aliens; bang; banglist; booker; corybooker; crime; gungrab; newark; tbone

1 posted on 08/18/2007 9:44:47 AM PDT by kiriath_jearim
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To: kiriath_jearim

He needs to do something about the illegals instead.


2 posted on 08/18/2007 9:45:37 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: kiriath_jearim
...called them necessary steps in order to curtail violence.

Any excuse to dis-arm the public...............

3 posted on 08/18/2007 9:46:09 AM PDT by Red Badger (ALL that CARBON in ALL that oil & coal was once in the atmospere. We're just putting it back!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

Stuck on stupid.


4 posted on 08/18/2007 9:46:29 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: kiriath_jearim
Ah yeah, "curb guns". Boy that is sure going to work when violent felons aren't allowed to own guns in the 1st place.

Don’t look too close at why your Criminal Justice system let a violent felon back out on the streets. Don’t look in the mirror and see the problem. NO, simply manufacture a scapegoat to blame for the failing of the City of Newark, and the State of New Jersey’s, political class.

5 posted on 08/18/2007 9:47:15 AM PDT by MNJohnnie ("Todays (military's) task is three dimensional chess in the dark". General Rick Lynch in Baghdad)
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To: kiriath_jearim
Just target law-abiding gun dealers. But repeal Newark's bone-headed and illegal "sanctuary" policy? Nope - its not in the cards.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

6 posted on 08/18/2007 9:47:46 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: LibWhacker

Stuck on stupid, glued to the insane.............


7 posted on 08/18/2007 9:47:46 AM PDT by Red Badger (ALL that CARBON in ALL that oil & coal was once in the atmospere. We're just putting it back!)
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To: kiriath_jearim
Maybe they should incarcerate and execute the hardened criminals that are convicted in their courts? Maybe that would assist rather than going after lawful business owners who do check who is purchasing their products?

Ijits....

8 posted on 08/18/2007 9:49:46 AM PDT by Maigrey (Trees cause more pollution than automobiles. - Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: kiriath_jearim
This is the same idiot:

Newark's Mayor Calls Shooting Immigration Status "Irrelevant"

WNYC NEWSROOM August 14, 2007 —Newark's Mayor, Cory Booker, says he has no plans to change police policy, in the wake of a triple murder where two undocumented immigrants are the prime suspects.

BOOKER: In no way is obligation of city police department to be going around and doing the work of INS.

REPORTER: Booker's director of police, Garry McCarthy, says the immigration status of the suspects is "irrelevant." He also is dismissing reports that the execution-style murders were related to the violent Central American gang, MS-13.

Booker and McCarthy announced today extra video cameras for Newark's high crime neighborhoods. The cameras will be equipped with sensors, to allow them to swivel toward the sound of gunshots.

No, the real issue is gun stores, not leaving murderous scum running loose on the streets.
9 posted on 08/18/2007 9:50:55 AM PDT by John Jorsett (scam never sleeps)
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To: kiriath_jearim

Whoa - I sleep in on a Saturday and wake to find out that the bill of rights have been repealed. Maybe its just a bad dream!


10 posted on 08/18/2007 9:53:42 AM PDT by DaveyB (Ignorance is part of the human condition - atheism makes it permanent!)
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To: Red Badger
Just gotta change a couple letters.

I'd prefer "Please holster your gun," but whatever.

11 posted on 08/18/2007 9:53:47 AM PDT by Larry Lucido (Hunter 2008)
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To: Red Badger

Stuck on stupid, glued to the insane, screwed to the screwy.............


12 posted on 08/18/2007 9:56:01 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Larry Lucido

Curb your enthusiasm.........


13 posted on 08/18/2007 9:56:06 AM PDT by Red Badger (ALL that CARBON in ALL that oil & coal was once in the atmospere. We're just putting it back!)
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To: Larry Lucido

14 posted on 08/18/2007 9:58:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (ALL that CARBON in ALL that oil & coal was once in the atmospere. We're just putting it back!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

15 posted on 08/18/2007 10:22:05 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: kiriath_jearim

“The mayor did not explain how police would enforce the gun registry, especially pertaining to stolen guns.”— from the article. In other words, he knows it won’t do a damn thing about criminals, it’s just to harrass law-abiding gun owners.


16 posted on 08/18/2007 10:43:39 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Red Badger

“Any excuse to dis-arm the public...............”

They always fall back on gun control mantra when they have no intention of addressing the problem. In this instance, illegal immigration and hate crime.


17 posted on 08/18/2007 10:51:31 AM PDT by BerryDingle
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To: kiriath_jearim
Typical for astute politicians to go and blame guns for killing people.
These mayors disregard deteriorating crime rates, their support for a sanctuary city, placement of liberal judges that are at the core of skyrocketing crime rates under their very own noses while in office.
This mayor tries to get relief by blaming guns while throwing smoke into voters faces.
18 posted on 08/18/2007 11:20:48 AM PDT by hermgem (Will Olmr)
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To: hermgem

The author says “gun dealer” as if they are like drug dealers. These store owners are usually honest, upstanding members of the community, at least the ones ive seen.


19 posted on 08/18/2007 11:31:30 AM PDT by gun_supporter
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To: kiriath_jearim; MNJohnnie; All

I don’t expect anyone in Newark to have the b@lls to stand up and admit that the dramatic increase in gun-related crimes in northern New Jersey and New York City in recent years is directly attributable to the elimination of “racial profiling” by the New Jersey State Police on I-95 a few years back.


20 posted on 08/18/2007 11:44:30 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I'm out on the outskirts of nowhere . . . with ghosts on my trail, chasing me there.)
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To: gun_supporter

Trust me — a “gun dealer” in Newark is not running a legitimate business. Any respectable gun dealer left that place years ago.


21 posted on 08/18/2007 11:46:24 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I'm out on the outskirts of nowhere . . . with ghosts on my trail, chasing me there.)
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To: AuH2ORepublican

Very disappointing to read. Booker knows what the problem is, and this is just typical liberal feel-good targets.


22 posted on 08/18/2007 5:21:47 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~~~Jihad Fever -- Catch It !~~~ (Backup tag: "Live Fred or Die"))
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To: kiriath_jearim

You couldn’t pay me to live in New Jersey. Even though our Governor here in WI is a Rat, most of the state is conservative without the crime that’s plaguing other states.


23 posted on 08/18/2007 5:31:30 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: DixieOklahoma; reuben barruchstein; theprophetyellszambolamboromo; Alusch; house of cards; ...
Coming from the mayor who stated that he wanted to fight the war on crime, only to make newark an illegal immigrant sanctuary city 2 months before the slaughter of the college students.
24 posted on 08/18/2007 6:49:58 PM PDT by Coleus (Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Coleus; jocon307; Alberta's Child; Pharmboy; Calpernia; Malsua; dead; nj26; OldFriend; Clemenza; ...

I wonder why I was under the impression that Booker had common sense? Maybe it was all of the good PR he seemed to generate.


25 posted on 08/18/2007 7:31:20 PM PDT by neverdem (Call talk radio. We need a Constitutional Amendment for Congressional term limits. Let's Roll!)
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To: kiriath_jearim
The mayor did not explain how police would enforce the gun registry, especially pertaining to guns that were purchased illegally.

Key sentence

26 posted on 08/18/2007 7:42:41 PM PDT by Domandred (Eagles soar, but unfortunately weasels never get sucked into jet engines)
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To: kiriath_jearim
Sullivan Act 1911
National Firearms Act of 1934
War on Poverty 1964
Great Society 1964
Gun Control Act of 1968
War on Poverty 1971
Armed Career Criminal Act 1986
Gun Control Act of 1986
Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act 1986
Crime Control Act of 1990
Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act 1994
Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act 1994

Socialists am smart. Give 'em 3000 years they make paradise

An obvious quagmire! - What is the exit strategy?

27 posted on 08/18/2007 8:14:50 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (F' Akalla - D' Ethtislam)
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"to prevent gun dealers from opening shop in residential neighborhoods or near schools.

Way to go, Mayor Numbnuts! Keep Newark a sanctuary city for child rapists and killers, but crack down on legal gun dealers! That'll do it!

(Typical liberal, with the mind of a six year old.)


28 posted on 08/18/2007 8:16:22 PM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: kiriath_jearim

Apparently, he wants this to happen again. And again. And again.


29 posted on 08/18/2007 8:17:43 PM PDT by B Knotts (Anybody but Giuliani!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

Mayor Dunce Booger reminds me a lot of Mayor Dunce Nagin. Can’t our cities elect leaders with brains? Or is it that those with brains don’t want the job?


30 posted on 08/18/2007 8:46:51 PM PDT by Octar
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To: kiriath_jearim
to prevent gun dealers from opening shop in residential neighborhoods or near schools.

Yea, mass murderers and terrorists might realize they forgot to bring guns and/or ammo and stop off at the gun shop across the street to correct that oversight.

And if you believe that, there's a large bridge not far from NJ that I could probably sell you.

31 posted on 08/18/2007 9:34:12 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: neverdem

Sanctuary Cities, USA (Is your city on this list?)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1746511/posts?page=93#93


32 posted on 08/18/2007 9:34:23 PM PDT by Coleus (Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: LibWhacker
Stuck on stupid. After backing into it I'll bet.
33 posted on 08/18/2007 9:35:01 PM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Coleus

Thanks for the link.


34 posted on 08/18/2007 10:22:26 PM PDT by neverdem (Call talk radio. We need a Constitutional Amendment for Congressional term limits. Let's Roll!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

why are these imbecils so predictable?


35 posted on 08/19/2007 7:51:12 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Hate me, I'm white.)
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To: Travis McGee

ROTFLMBO!!


36 posted on 08/19/2007 12:07:36 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: kiriath_jearim; Travis McGee; All

Welcome illegal gangsters, and confiscate guns from law abiding citizens........great idea if you are SUICIDAL!!


37 posted on 08/19/2007 12:10:35 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Travis McGee

38 posted on 08/19/2007 12:17:41 PM PDT by Califreak (Go Hunter!)
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To: kiriath_jearim

They have seen the enemy . . .and it is them.


39 posted on 08/19/2007 12:25:42 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: kiriath_jearim

Check out this Newark thread and Octavia’s post

http://www.newarkspeaks.com/forum/showthread.php?p=68856
I just spoke with a young lady that works in a certain department and she said that they did not tell people the whole story about what went on during the slaying. Iofemi Hightower’s ears were cut off and the the young men were also stabbed by the perps. She also said Natasha was not near the trio and Jose Lachira Carranza tried to rape Natasha and was fighting him off. This was the reason why the man said he heard a young lady saying “Don’t do that.”


40 posted on 08/19/2007 2:15:43 PM PDT by sheana
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To: ozzymandus

Exactly.


41 posted on 08/19/2007 2:20:03 PM PDT by Dante3
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To: Octar

City voters have no brains is close to the mark.

Very close.


42 posted on 08/19/2007 6:43:22 PM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: kiriath_jearim

Complete useless BS from a dangerously corrupt and incompetent mayor. NJ already has the most servere gun laws in America. The “sanctuary city” criminal illegals don’t give a rat’s rear-end. And why should they?


43 posted on 08/19/2007 10:15:11 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims.)
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To: El Gato

>>>And if you believe that, there’s a large bridge not far from NJ that I could probably sell you.

Yes there is. But it is called, monetization.


44 posted on 08/19/2007 10:21:31 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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