||02-18-2012 12:53 AM
Garden Stater Shout-out
Yo jersey...they haven't limited gun forums yet so post up and remember "we pump our shotguns, not our gas...":p
||02-19-2012 05:41 AM
NJ Gun Owners Make Your Voices Heard!!!!
Sign the petition below...
The "Citizens' Protection Act," revises and simplifies the
procedures for securing a permit to carry a handgun in the State of New
Under the provisions of the bill, an applicant for a permit to carry a
handgun would be entitled to that permit so long as he can demonstrate
competence with a firearm and is not statutorily disqualified. To demonstrate
that competence, the applicant would be required to include, as part of his
application for the permit, copy indicating his successful completion of a
firearms safety or training course or class offered by a law enforcement agency,
an educational institution, the military, or the National Rifle Association. An
applicant who holds a permit to carry is deemed competent and need not submit
Among the disqualifications set forth in the bill are the statutory
disabilities which currently prohibit an individual from obtaining either a
permit to purchase a handgun or a firearms purchaser identification card:
A crime involving controlled substances; a condition involving
chronic and habitual alcoholic or drug abuse; or some other physical or mental
condition or disease which would make it unsafe for the individual to obtain a
permit to carry a handgun.
The bill also extends the term during which a permit to carry remains valid.
At present, a permit to carry remains valid for two years; under this bill, a
permit would be valid for five years.
Finally, the bill deletes subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:39-2 which
provided that with regard to any firearm permit or license, an individual was
deemed to be in violation of the law "until he establishes the
contrary." This approach is inconsistent with traditional American
legal jurisprudence and, therefore, should be ended.
In its current form, the law governing the issuance of permits to carry a
handgun requires an applicant to demonstrate to the Superior Court a justifiable
need" in order to obtain such a permit. The court's interpretation of what
constitutes a "justifiable need" makes it virtually impossible for citizens of
New Jersey to obtain permits to carry.
For the reasons stated above, and because the fundamental right to keep and
bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment to the Constitution, we petition
the Legislature of the State of New Jersey to pass this legislation as quickly
||03-02-2012 02:11 AM
New Jersey 2A Society needs your voice
It is up to each member of our Society to help to build our membership. We have an aggressive agenda for 2012 and we need as many members as possible to achieve our goals and accomplish our mission.
If you attended the meeting last nigh featuring attorney Alan Gura, you understand that the New Jersey Second Amendment Society is a serious organization. We are fulfilling our commitment to our members and the community to bring the most valuable information and most important speakers to New Jersey to help us restore and preserve the Right To KEEP and BEAR arms!
I *KNOW* that all of you believe in the goals and mission of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society. I am asking you to help me promote your Society to the rest of people of New Jersey. If you are a Facebook member, please join the New Jersey Second Amendment Society's Facebook Group Page. Talk up last night's meeting there and on your PERSONAL Facebook Page. Be sure to talk about us and what we are doing in the forums. Recruit *ONE* friend to become a member. I am CERTAIN that each one of us can bring in at LEAST one new member. If everyone does their best to increase our membership, we will meet all of our goals for the year, but we need your help.
Frank Jack Fiamingo
President - NJ2AS
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