Contact Us
Make My Homepage

NJ Sued, Accused of Ignoring Gun Law

Gun-control groups are suing New Jersey over the state’s 12-year-old “smart gun” law.

Hand gun
Hemera Technologies, ThinkStock

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and a local chapter of the Million Mom March filed the lawsuit Monday. It accuses the attorney general’s office of failing to comply with the 2002 law regarding smart guns, the name given to guns that contain technology that only allows them to be fired by their owner.

Under the law, three years after smart guns became available anywhere in the country, all guns sold in New Jersey would have to use the technology.

The lawsuit claims the attorney general hasn’t reported to the governor and legislature every six months on the availability of smart guns, as required by law.

The attorney general’s office declined to comment on the lawsuit.

 

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Best of the Web


Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!