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A proposed bill would strengthen gun laws in NJ to protect domestic violence victims from gun violence. (JOHN GOMEZ, ThinkStock)
A proposed bill would strengthen gun laws in NJ to protect domestic violence victims from gun violence. (JOHN GOMEZ, ThinkStock)
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Domestic abuse – the danger grows when guns are present

New Jersey has some of the toughest gun laws of any state in the nation, but recent data shows woman who become victims of domestic violence still face an elevated risk of being killed by a firearm.

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Retired NJ teacher falls victim to state’s gun laws

Recently, a mom from Pennsylvania has been the topic of much discussion regarding NJ's extremely tough gun laws. Shaneen Allen was facing a three-year prison term because she was found with a licensed gun in her car, even though Allen did have it registered in PA. Luckily, Allen was allowed to enter  a pretrial intervention program. But now, a retired NJ teacher is facing a similar situation to Allen.

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Petition urges Gov. Christie to pardon an aspiring police officer

Please consider signing this petition that urges Gov. Christie to pardon Steffan Josey-Davis, an aspiring police officer who was convicted for having his legally owned firearm in his glove box while driving.

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NJ bill would require gun training before a firearms purchase

You have to pass a written and road test before you can get a driver's license in New Jersey. A pair of Garden State lawmakers said the same rule should apply for first-time gun owners.

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Prosecutor: Shaneen Allen can enter diversion program

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) -- A Philadelphia woman who was facing prison time after she brought her legally owned a gun into New Jersey will now be allowed to enter a pretrial intervention program.

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Christie drops a cautious hint about the Shaneen Allen gun case

Gov. Chris Christie Thursday night said he has "concerns" about the case of Shaneen Allen, a single mother of two from Philadelphia who is facing a mandatory three-year prison term for driving into New Jersey with a gun she's legally allowed to possess in Pennsylvania.

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Dennis and Judi speak with Jon Bramnick about Shaneen Allen

On yesterday's show, Dennis and Judi voiced their frustration over the Shaneen Allen case and how she is essentially being imprisoned and could face a 3-year jail term for being honest.

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Shaneen Allen’s gun-carry prosecution: How you can help her

The New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) is launching a Nationwide effort to save Ms. Allen from a minimum 5 year prison sentence - NOT for committing a crime with a gun, but merely for crossing the border from Pennsylvania into New Jersey with her legally owned gun. She mistakenly thought her PA carry permit was vali

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Should Philadelphia mother get leniency for legal gun?

A Philadelphia woman is hoping for leniency after being hit with gun charges during a traffic stop in Atlantic County.

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Senate Panel Approves Gun Magazine Limit [AUDIO]

After hours of heated testimony Monday, the State Senate Law and Public Safety Committee approved a bill to reduce the legal limit of rounds in an ammunition magazine from 15 to 10.

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