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Some NJ politicians admit waiting period for handgun permit is problematic

From nj.com:

The governor had unilaterally changed state gun regulations by expanding the types of people who could carry firearms in public in April, after his handpicked commission decided that the “justifiable need” standard to pack heat was too restrictive.

This three-man commission — comprised of Christie’s former legal counsel, his former assistant in the US Attorney’s office, and a law professor married to the governor’s ethics chief — changed the requirement to include “serious threats,” which means anyone who walks out of their house in Camden or Newark could probably qualify for a carry permit.

It was an intentionally vague amendment, so lawmakers stonewalled it Monday, using their authority to strike down any executive action that defies legislative intent.

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