Category: Second Amendment

LIVE: Rooney discusses COVID and the Constitution with Fmr. Judge Mike Donohue

By The Staff _ Concerned about your rights? And what happens next? Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Mike Donohue joins Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney to discuss the constitutional dimensions of the ongoing public health emergency roiling the Garden State… Read More

N.J.’s NRA affiliate files lawsuit challenging COVID-19 gun range closures

NEWARK, N.J. – A federal lawsuit was filed on Tuesday challenging New Jersey’s closure of gun ranges pursuant to Governor Phil Murphy’s “stay at home” order. “This lawsuit challenges Defendants’ actions mandating and enforcing the closure of all outdoor firearm Read More

AG Barr directs federal prosecutors to monitor state, local COVID-19 policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Will states like New Jersey soon need to defend their infringements upon civil liberties in federal court? Possibly. One week after indicating that he found some state COVID-19 lockdown measures “disturbingly close to house arrest” during a national Read More

N.J. Legislature needs to convene, check Phil Murphy’s power grab | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Checks and balances are a critical component of the American system, Save Jerseyans. This greatest-of-all-nations was formed precisely because we were tired of kings. We refused to be ruled by one in 1776. We’ve endeavored to Read More

Murphy reverses course, lets N.J. firearms retailers reopen (with conditions)

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy surprised attendees at Monday afternoon’s daily COVID-19 press conference by announcing that New Jersey’s firearms retailers can reopen. He had previously insisted that firearm retailers would remain classified as non-essential. The ardently anti-2A Democrat Read More

VIDEO: Murphy Administration bars 2A journalist from presser (for asking a tough question?)

TRENTON, N.J. –  Alex “Alejandro” Roubian of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society has attended a number of Murphy Administration events over the years; he’s a citizen journalist and activist who writes about 2A issues and stirs the pot.  Alex Read More

Someone tell Murphy: Homeland Security classifies gun stores, ranges as essential

By Matt Rooney _ Governor Phil Murphy dug his heels in this week, telling legal gun owners “it is what it is” concerning his order shuttering New Jersey’s gun stores and ranges. It may not surprise you to know that Read More