Articles Posted in the " Second Amendment " Category

  • 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:


  • Shy Profiled by ABC’s Nightline

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog 10-year old Gloucester County native and female competitive shooter Shyanne Roberts is still climbing the media ladder and making waves, Save Jerseyans, since Save Jersey first posted her Trenton committee testimony back in the spring. You last saw her on CNN. Next up: ABC’s Nightline… Post by Shyanne […]


  • Newark’s model doesn’t work on either coast

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Living now in New Jersey, I keep up on news from “home” (in Washington State) only to find the stories here and the stories there are the same stories, this time about police telling citizens that, for certain types of crimes, you’re on your own. When […]


  • Newark’s residents are on their own!

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog If I lived in Newark and didn’t already have one, I would immediately buy a gun – lots of guns. After bungled attempts by police director Eugene Venable to “clarify” Chief Anthony Campos’s new policy of directing officers to refuse to respond to some criminal complaints, the […]


  • After Ottawa, we must realize that we are the militia

    Predictions for what happens next after Ottawa By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog What happened yesterday in Ottawa is a horrible, terrible act of terrorism. Open, ordered, consensus-oriented Canada has been attacked by a home-grown jihadi who was mentally unstable and had a long criminal record. A Canadian soldier was killed by […]