US Court of Appeals Affirms NJ Gun Law Requiring Gun Owners Provide Justifiable Need to Own a Gun, Full-hearing NextSubmitted by InPursuitOfLiberty on Sat, 08/03/2013 - 05:17
The United States Court of Appeals for the third circuit will be holding a full-hearing on an important case challenging gun laws in new jersey; specifically the court will hear a case challenging the NJ gun law that requires Americans provide “justifiable-need” to government to own a handgun.
A 3-judge panel in the US Court of Appeals for the third circuit affirmed a prior court decision ruling by a 2-1 vote in favor of the NJ gun law requiring residents give justifiable-need to own a gun, which was then appealed, and thereafter the full-hearing, could head to the supreme court.
Thanks to coverage by Maryclaire Dale at the Associated Press, the dissenting judge’s brave-words can be seen; Judge Thomas M. Hardiman argued that:
“the Second Amendment trumped state law, because the need for self-defense exists within and outside the home.”
Thanks to Salvador Rizzo at NJ.com, the state of mind and bias of the 2 affirming judges can be further exposed and summarized in their own words. Gun owners are required to have an:
“urgent-need for self-protection” to own a gun.
The Right to self-defense is self-evident...
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