By Tom Knighton
I pity the gun owning resident of New Jersey. In addition to the draconian regulations on such silly things as what kind of ammo you can use, the state isn’t really interested in being good stewards of their residents’ tax dollars.
For example, there’s a plan being considered by the state to institute a gun buyback program statewide.
The New Jersey Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing Monday on legislation that would require the state attorney general’s office to operate a statewide gun-buyback program.
During 10 occasional buyback events over the past five years in various parts of the state, residents turned in thousands of firearms for cash payments.
State Sen. Linda Greenstein said her bill would require nine gun buyback events every year.
“This is an attempt to have to have a statewide program where on a regular basis, North, South and Central Jersey, we would have buybacks, three in each location,”she said. “There would be some in urban areas and other types of locations, and it would be an attempt to be frequent in the buybacks that we’re having.”
The goal is to reduce gun violence, said Greenstein, D-Middlesex
That might be the goal, but it won’t happen.
Instead, it’ll be a …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms