Dems say Kavanaugh a threat to tough gun laws in New Jersey

Dems say Kavanaugh a threat to tough gun laws in New Jersey


By:  David Cruz
NJTV News

After an especially bloody weekend in Paterson, including four people shot Sunday night, it was up to Mayor Andre Sayegh to speak to the moment.

A roll call of tragic deaths, for sure, but as the election season begins to heat up, the specifics of life down these mean streets took a back seat to the broader political concerns of a Senate race, in this case Sen. Bob Menendez’s concern about what impact the Republican president’s Supreme Court nominee would have on New Jersey’s tough gun laws.

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“Given that the NRA is actively pushing conceal/carry legislation to override tough gun laws in states like New Jersey, I’m disturbed by Judge Kavanaugh’s reasoning because the prevalence of looser gun laws in other states should have no bearing on the constitutionality of our gun laws here in New Jersey,” proclaimed Menendez.

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