Posted November 19, 2015 5:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands during a press conference with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (not pictured) to announce the initial findings from their joint review of security protocols, in response to growing, global terrorism, for New Jersey and New York during a press conference on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center in New York, NY. Last week, Christie and Cuomo requested a bi-state review of current safety and security protocols in response to the increased global terrorism threat and today, ten days later, they announced their initial findings as well as signed a memorandum of understanding to increase security for New Jersey and New York. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Text of Governor Christie, allow concealed carry of firearms for self defense! petition at change.org, which has garnered 11,399 signatories at the time of writing:

The terrorists in Paris yesterday executed innocent civilians, and not one person fired back. They have no right to keep and bear arms in France, like our 2nd Amendment here in the USA. No law abiding citizen was able to step up to stop the violence. The same attack could happen here in New Jersey . . .

Despite the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution stating ” the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed,” law abiding citizens are barred from carrying a firearm outside their homes in New Jersey by an unconstitutional requirement of “justifiable need.”

Such a vague statement allows State of New Jersey officials to decide, based on their feelings, whether or not a law abiding citizen meets the “justifiable need” to carry a firearm. Self defense is not considered a justifiable need. Currently, well over 40 states actively issue concealed carry permits to their constituents. Those states show a documented decrease in violent crime versus states that violate residents rights (fbi.gov).

Therefore, in light of the …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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