NJ Seeks To Legalize Stun Guns, Tasers Following Lawsuit
By Tom Knighton
For gun folks, there doesn’t tend to be a lot of good news out of New Jersey. Their anti-gun laws are legendary with their bans on hollow point ammunition and may issue permit system among other thing. However, at least the average citizen will be allowed to own and, it seems, carry stun guns in the near future.
The pending regulations, published in the New Jersey Register, were submitted by State Police Superintendent Joseph Fuentes with the approval of Attorney General Christopher Porrino and would allow those 18-years of age or older to possess the devices.
Citing a successful lawsuit in federal court brought last year, the proposal notes that “the outright statutory prohibition on sale and possession of stun guns has been declared unconstitutional and can no longer be enforced.”
The rule change allows for stun guns defined as “any weapon or other device that emits an electrical charge or current intended to temporarily or permanently disable a person,” and would allow law enforcement to remove such devices from those under age 18 if encountered.
No, it’s not the greatest news, but it is news that will benefit the good people of New …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms