Articles Posted in the " Second Amendment " Category

  • Bonnie Watson Coleman needs to get her own house in order

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s a real beauty for you, Save Jerseyans: “Gun violence has had a tragic impact on our communities,” Bonnie Watson Coleman, the freshman congresswoman from New Jersey’s 12th district, told supporters this week in an email blast. “All over our country, we’ve seen horrifying mass shootings take place and […]


  • UPDATE: Sweeney recall movement plans Gloucester County rally

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The exceedingly difficult process of recalling Senate President Steve Sweeney is underway, Save Jerseyans, and organizers are hoping a rally will drawn new attention to their cause. “We have the ability to restore NJ by initiating this recall and having Senator Sweeney kicked out of office for […]


  • Bach backs Smith in Morris GOP Freeholder fight

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We have another endorsement in the bare-knuckle brawl that is this year’s open Morris County GOP freeholder primary, Save Jerseyans. “Deborah Smith has demonstrated a deep and longstanding commitment to the Second Amendment,” said Scott L. Bach, and influential member of New Jersey’s #2A community serving as ANJRPC Executive Director […]


  • Does this young man look like a felon to you?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I only need 8 1/2 minutes of your time… We’ve already covered the story of Steffon Josey-Davis, Save Jerseyans, another notable recent victim of New Jersey’s not-so-American gun control laws. It’s gotten national attention online and on TV, too. Now the National Rifle Association (NRA) is jumping […]


  • My alma mater’s student body wants to carry and it makes sense

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I couldn’t be prouder of the student leaders at my undergraduate alma mater, Save Jerseyans, for doing what USED to happen at American universities: catalyzing independent thinking! On April 8th, the Catholic University of America’s Student Association General Assembly passed “A resolution in support of student carry” in a […]


  • Governor Christie pardons Shaneen Allen

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Kudos to Governor Chris Christie for offering Shaneen Allen “a full and free” pardon on the eve of Passover/the Easter Triduum, Save Jerseyans! Appropriate, right? Regular readers know the full story so I won’t repeat all of the details here. Suffice it to say, the Pennsylvanian mother […]



  • UPDATE: #2A activists move forward with attempt to recall Sweeney

    By the Staff | The Save Jersey Blog We first reported on this story exactly one year ago today, Save Jerseyans. UPDATE: On Thursday, a group of #2A activists, advised by operatives who engineered the recall of Colorado’s State Senate President back in 2013, announced that they had formally filed notice with the New Jersey Division of […]




  • Decriminalize Drug Possession? Okay; How About Guns?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The political culture has turned decidedly in favor of drug decriminalization in recent years, Save Jerseyans, as evidenced by the odd-couple ideological alliance between libertarian-ish Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and arch-liberal Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter). A primary thrust of the push? Decriminalizing possession: Arrests 4 small amounts […]


  • Assemblywoman plans bill to address felony charges over antique pistol

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande, responding to the plight of a retired Millville teacher facing a 2nd degree felony charge (and many years in jail) for possession of an antique “Queen Anne” flintlock pistol, is introducing corrective legislation.  “There is a complete lack of common sense when a 72-year-old man is […]


  • Another Day, Another #2A Travesty in N.J.

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog You need to hear Gordon Van Gilder’s story if you haven’t already, Save Jerseyans. I’m embarrassed FOR my state that stories like his are becoming a near-weekly occurrence in New Jersey; it deserves just as much attention as reform in the illegal drug context: