By Tom Knighton
It’s already obvious that New Jersey isn’t exactly a pro-cop state.
I could make a joke about New Jersey and the mob, but that’s picking low-hanging fruit.
It doesn’t matter why the state seems to have it out for its police, and I’m inclined to think this latest example isn’t so much due to oversight as it is by design. I mean, if this happened in some other state, I’d figure lawmakers didn’t think out the ramifications for police, if nothing else.
With New Jersey, though? The state doesn’t get the benefit of the doubt.
What am I talking about?
You see, when New Jersey enacted its new magazine restrictions, it didn’t write the law in such a way that it exempted off-duty officers.
Bernard Kerik, the 40th NYPD Police Commissioner, sounded the alarm about New Jersey’s new magazine ban. The law bans possession of any magazine over 10 rounds after December 10th. Kerik tweeted his opposition to the new law, not because it deprives citizens of the ability to better defend their families. No, he opposed it because it applies to (and endangers) off-duty cops.
Kerik seems to think police officer lives have more value than say, …Read the Rest
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