The Two-Minute Anti-Mag Ban Argument

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog

We can (and have) given you a thousand constitutional, fact-based, logical arguments AGAINST the 10-round magazine legislation currently burning a hole on Governor Chris Christie’s desk, Save Jerseyans, and he milks every last second of his remaining couple of weeks of decision-making time. But sometimes those of us who try to reason our way through public policy debates forget that a strong plurality of our fellow citizens simply react to stuff; their decisions are emotional, and they regularly reelect politicians who know how to manipulate those emotions.

So here’s the best 2-minute emotional (yet also entirely accurate) anti-magazine ban argument that you’ll find out there on the vast, untamed Internet:

And unlike global warming, Save Jerseyans, home invasions and analogous gun crimes don’t result in human fatalities only within the creative confines in a Hollywood studio… just sayin’…


Matt Rooney

Matt Rooney

Save Jersey’s Founder and Blogger-in-Chief, Matt Rooney is a widely-respected New Jersey political commentator, practicing attorney at the law firm of DeMichele & DeMichele in Haddon Heights, and a graduate of the Rutgers Camden School of Law.

One Comment

  1. I’m sorry. If he couldn’t have downed that puppy with three shots at that range, the mag capacity is moot. Owning a weapon, being trained in it’s use and being able to kill are not intersecting factors.

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