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Posted 2 years ago in Editors Picks Government gun rights Video by John McCarthy  
Ilinois Faces Deadline for Concealed Carry Gun Law [Video]

  Illinois is the only state with a total ban on allowing gun owners to carry their weapons in public. But a federal court recently threw out this law as going too far, and violating the Second Amendment. Now, the Illinois legislature has a looming deadline to pass a concealed carry weapon statute that’s less restrictive. With the strong emotional differences in the fight over guns, state lawmaking has become a house divided. Lawyers.com supervising producer John McCarthy’s presents the …

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Posted 2 years ago in Editors Picks gun rights Litigation by Betsy Kim  
Billions of Dollars and Millions of Guns [Infographic]

Why is it so hard to enact any kind of gun law? Because they interfere with a massively profitable arms industry.  The continuing debate over Second Amendment rights and gun control have overlooked the fact that the real issue is how much money is at stake. Americans buy more guns than anyone else on the planet, making the U.S. the target market for the arms industry. The gun corporations bankroll the NRA, according to a report by the Violence Policy …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime gun rights by Larry Bodine  
New Jersey One-Gun Law Upheld, Setting a Precedent

This article first appeared on the Huffington Post. New Jersey’s law that limits handgun purchases to one per month was just upheld by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, creating a federal law foundation for other states to follow. So far, California and Maryland have one-gun-a-month laws along with the Garden State, which has among the strongest gun laws in the country. The challenge to the New Jersey One Gun law came from a unit of the NRA, the …

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Will Fewer Guns Reduce Killings? [Poll]

A recent gun buyback program, covered by Lawyers.com, cost the state of New Jersey $324,000. It collected more than 2,600 weapons, including 700 illegal ones.  Lawyers.com journalist Michele Bowman also reports that a New Jersey appellate court recently upheld a gun sales law. This regulation limits residents to buying just one gun per month. Take our poll and let us know what you think about these efforts to reduce guns in the community.

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Posted 2 years ago in gun rights by Michele Bowman  
New Jersey’s One-Gun-a-Month Law Upheld

A federal appeals court has turned away the NRA in its latest attempt to derail any law that limits gun ownership, with the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 30 ruling that New Jersey’s “one-gun-a-month” law does not violate the Constitution.   NRA Pulls . . . the BB Gun The New Jersey law at issue limits handgun purchases to one per month per person, in an effort to stem stockpiling and black market activity. Under the state …

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