The Second Amendment made no provision for Concealed Carry Weapon permit. Any time you need a permit or a license is De facto government negation of the Bill of Rights. Some States require a permit be issued and are called Shall Isssue States. New Jersey is a May Issue State and can deny a permit for any or no reason. Here we have Lt. Col. Terry S. Russell, a senior officer at the Picatinny Arsenal in Wharton. Col. Russell has been denied a CCW for no reason. He has documented threats to the arsenal and his person. He is in the Army, for crying out loud. This is what gun control does. It has no logic, only an agenda.
As Written By Toniann Antonelli for NJ1015:
When it comes to firearms, Lt. Col. Terry S. Russell has more knowledge and training than most people in New Jersey. The 27-year U.S. Army soldier holds a senior position at the Picatinny Arsenal in Wharton.
But neither his expertise — nor the fact that he works at a military site that has been under threat of terrorist attacks — were enough for the state to grant him a concealed-carry permit.
In denying his application for a concealed-carry permit, Oceanport Police Chief Daniel W. Barcus said Russell was unable to demonstrate “justifiable need” because there had been no specific attacks or threats made directly on him.
To legally carry concealed firearms in New Jersey, residents have to apply to their local police for a permit demonstrating such a need. But critics of the state’s strict gun laws say this results in very few people other than acting and retired law enforcement officials getting approval for such permits…..
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