NJ Governor Ignores Vets In Magazine Ban Exemption
By Tom Knighton
Any time there is any kind of ban, there are usually exceptions carved out. As anti-gun zealots who become lawmakers seem to believe that there are some animals that are more equal than others, they usually make sure some people get special treatment, particularly with anti-gun measures.
In New Jersey, they recently pushed through a ban on standard capacity magazines. In the process, they placed an exemption for retired law enforcement. It seems retired police officers might need more than 10 rounds in their guns while the ordinary peons in the state wouldn’t.
However, there’s one group of people who weren’t exempted that normally are.
As they clamored to ban standard capacity firearms magazines and turn one million law-abiding citizens into criminals with the stroke of a pen, NJ Governor Phil Murphy and legislators silenced objections from law enforcement by exempting retired police from the ban. But they made a “mistake” in their pandering strategy that could prove fatal to the new law – they failed to also exempt military veterans from the 10-round limit.
Their pandering blunder reveals a serious violation of equal protection under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: an arbitrary privilege afforded to one group cannot …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms