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Chris Christie Pushes For More Gun Control Legislation


"Christie's package of gun reforms might not sit well with conservatives, but it might not be the most controversial group of measures, either. Since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, Republicans have raised the idea of requiring mental-health records to be added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), which the FBI uses to screen gun purchasers. While a bill to increase penalties on "straw-purchasers" passed the Senate Judiciary Committee with only one GOP vote, Utah GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch praised the idea of getting tougher on straw-purchasers, even as he voted against the measure for casting "too wide a net."

The outright banning of the Barrett .50 caliber rifle, meanwhile, runs directly counter to GOP politicians' staunch opposition to banning "assault weapons." While gun-control measures like expanded background checks have garnered wide support across party lines, banning "assault weapons" has not. In an April 4 poll by Quinnipiac University, 55 percent of Republicans said they opposed that policy.

New Jersey already bans some "assault weapons" and large-capacity magazines. In 2001, the latest year in which the Brady Campaign to Reduce Gun Violence scored states' gun restrictions, New Jersey ranked second only to California in having the tightest controls on the books.

Politically, Christie may have taken control of some criticism he was bound to receive anyway. As a former U.S. attorney running for governor in 2009, Christie voiced support for some of New Jersey's gun laws, suggesting fewer guns are better -- something conservative critics could easily raise, regardless of his current push for new laws, should he ever run for president.

"At the end of the day, what I support are common-sense laws that will allow people to protect themselves," Christie told Fox News's Sean Hannity in an October 2009 interview, days before he defeated Democratic incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine. "But I also am very concerned about the safety of our police officers on the streets. Very concerned. And I want to make sure that we don't have an abundance of guns out there."

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I think Krispy is misdiagnosing the problem and applying the incorrect solution. Fortunately, I am willing to help Krisp.

In the incident where the LAPD fired hundreds of rounds into the WRONG vehicle, they somehow missed their target(s). At very close range I might add.

In Boston, over 1500 rounds were fired at the boat where the young Chech was hiding from less than 100 meters. One round MAY have hit the suspect in the neck....and that is still to be determined.

In another case, I believe was in Minnesota, cops fired nearly a thousand rounds into a car with two suspects in it...from less than 100 feet away and did not put a scratch on either of them.

And there are many more examples, for my case in point.

And the point is, Gov. Krispy, that when your cops shoot that effing bad they will always be at a disadvantage.

No wonder Big Sis needs two billion rounds...she knows how bad their aim is.

To all those that want to take my firearms


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I been

seeing a lot of attacks on Christie. Yes, he is horrible and has done nothing good for us in NJ. But the person that is going to run against him is ten times worse. It sucks but if he wins NJ, he won't run for President. I like that idea much more. Because we all know if he loses re-election, the GOP scum are going to push Christie hard core. I would love to see a third party candidate to run for Gov in Jersey.

Sorry, couldn't get past "Christie's package"

I'm probably not the first (or last) to note that.

I'm with you. Couldn't read

I'm with you. Couldn't read past that.

Resist the temptation to feed the trolls.



I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy

So much for a liberty link with Christy

Although we certainly want to put an end to all those thugs running around holding up liquor stores with Barrett .50's.

The cheapest

Barrett .50 cal rifle runs about $10,000. So there is already restrictions on it, free market price restrictions that most individuals cannot afford to buy.

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Off topic,

My buddy has one, let me shoot it a couple of months ago. Pretty nice weapon, damn fun to shoot, though I can't imagine it has much practical value for the price.

Well you never know when you

Well you never know when you may need to take out an armored vehicle or an invading alien mech.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

He should be more concerned

With belt control legislation.

Ron Paul Was Right


I bet Christie blames his weight on a "Thyroid issue."

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.


He's worried about Police not being well enough armed. Anybody else worried about Police not having enough Tactical weapons? anyone? I know I cry myself to sleep at night with the thought of how hard it is for Police to get access to weapons and tactical/military assault gear. I need a hanky.

I'd rather have a bottle in front o' me than a frontal lobotomy


I think Watertown, Mass. martial law illustrated how "outgunned" the cops are by private citizens.

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