Christie vetoes gun-control legislation he demanded Why the change of heart? Christie claimed that the legislation went farther than he wanted by outlawing even current private ownership of the Barrett, which would have required confiscation of those weapons. However, Christie also argued that the Barrett and other weapons in its class has never been tied […]
There’s a lot of outrage going around about this story: Cops Charge 7-Year-Old for Bringing Toy Gun to Class Kid charged with possession of a fake firearm after shooting Nerf-style gun However, before everyone goes nuts, remember that this happened in New Jersey. The Nerf-style gun that shoots ping-pong balls probably violates their Assault Weapon […]
Via Uncle comes this: Weapons cache found in home of Rumson man A Rumson man reported to be despondent over financial problems surrendered to police after a cache of weapons — including an illegal assault rifle — was found in his home, authorities said… Removed from the home were two handguns, a 15 round magazine, […]
Not at all gun-related: A great series of pictures forwarded to me by a reader of pulling the jet from the Hudson River.
Additional details of the Plaxico Burress incident came to light at the New York Giants wide receiver’s arraignment yesterday afternoon. For earlier GP coverage, see this and this. In the New York Times: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Police Department criticized the Giants, who they said neglected to notify the authorities of the shooting, […]
He surrendered to New York City police this morning, and more details about this incident are emerging: [His lawyer, Benjamin] Brafman said Burress held a gun permit in Florida. Online records show that the permit expired May 21. Even if it were renewed, it would not matter. According to New York law, one must hold […]
What is America coming to? via Sebastian.
Over at Sebastian’s: New Jersey Gun Ban Up For Vote On Monday, November 17, the New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote on A2116 — legislation banning most firearms over .50 caliber. Though previously amended in an attempt to address gun owner concerns, the legislation still bans many popular hunting guns, historical firearms, and large […]