Skip to comments.NJ to Wyoming: Butt Out of Our Gun Laws
Posted on 02/19/2014 11:33:26 AM PST by Impala64ssa
Star-Ledger slams legal meddling with concealed-carry law
New Jersey's biggest newspaper isn't happy about Wyoming's attempt to meddle in its gun laws. It seems Wyoming is leading a coalition of 19 states supporting a man's Supreme Court challenge to New Jersey's concealed-carry law, and the Star-Ledger think the least populated state in the union should "butt out." States "have broad powers to set gun policy, and in ours, a strong majority supports strict laws," the paper says in a blistering editorial, explaining that most people in the state don't want to worry that "the guy theyre fighting with over a parking spot might be packing heat."
"Do they want us meddling in their gun laws?" the paper asks, noting that Wyoming's loose gun laws are a threat to New Jersey because they make it easy for criminals to bring guns east. Wyoming ranked 6th in gun deaths per capita in 2010, the paper says, concluding that "the problem isnt our laws. Its yours." Wyoming's governor, however, says his state is supporting the New Jersey man's challenge to the state's requirement for concealed-carry permit holders to prove a "justifiable need" because the case "impacts the right to keep and bear arms outside of the home," the AP reports.
Where do I donate to the man’s lawsuit?
Turnabout is fair play, New Jersey.
“don’t want to worry that “the guy theyre fighting with over a parking spot might be packing heat.””
Perhaps they should survey that couple that was car jacked at some mall there before Christmas.
Mark Kelly does that every time he comes to MY STATE and says that I can’t have the same rights he has and USES back in Arizona.
The Colorado state legislator is entirely run by groups from back east and New Jersey need to STFU.
Yeah...I'm SO sure that criminals in NJ have to go all the way to freaking WYOMING to get their hands on guns. Solid logic, that.
As I recall, NJ is part of Bloomberg’s anti-gun group meddling in other states gun laws. So, STFU NJ.
Not according to the constitution. "...Shall not be infringed."
The Star Ledger reads like the Daily Worker,it is the Democrats paper of record, it is a FAR left libral rag that looses millions every year and has been on life support for years, the sooner it dies the better.
I lived in that state for awhile. Get this, you need a permit to purchase a pistol. The purchase has to be “approved” by the local chief of police. I wanted to buy a model 66, still have it after 40 years. Chief of some small municipality starts grilling me about why I think I need such a “powerful” gun. After a few seconds of that BS I said to him I carry a model 19 issued by the US Treasury so are you going to ask about that too? He said he would “reluctantly” grant the permit. I was so happy to leave that crap hole state.
If they get into potentially lethal fights over parking spaces, they shouldn’t even be packing a can of hairspray...
This involves an interpretation of the Second Amendment. Of course other states and individuals from those states should get involved.
Here in NJ obtaining a shotgun or hunting rifle is usually not a big problem.
A pistol for even just home use is damn near impossible.
There are more than several police chiefs who will use improbable excuses to delay or deny a permit.
Had buddy wait over eighteen months to get one. That only happened when he went over the chief's head.
People get into lethal fights over music volume in Florida and fender benders in Houston, why should parking spaces be any different?
Wouldn't it be a 10th Amendment matter?
Wyoming to New Jersey: keep your commie hands off our second amendment!!!
NJ needs to move away from the bad influences of NYC and Philadelphia.
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