Tag: mental

OPINION: Murphy’s New Gun Laws Will Set Back Mental Health, Do Nothing To Stop Trenton Violence

By Steven J. Uccio _ Last Wednesday, Governor Phil Murphy signed six new bills pertaining to firearms into law.  Some are more impactful than others.  The law pertaining to “armor piercing” rounds may be redundant and the one banning private Read More

Want to stop school shootings? Start by talking to a teacher.

By Matt Rooney _ Well, we’ve witnessed yet another gut-churning school shooting, Save Jerseyans, on Valentine’s Day no less, which this time has claimed the lives of at least 17 souls in the Southern Florida community of Parkland. That means Read More

Post-failed override, Bramnick’s caucus pitches broader mental health expungement bill

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog After Assembly Democrats failed to complete the Senate-initiated override of Governor Chris Christie‘s veto of S2360, Save Jerseyans, their Republican colleagues are dropping what they described as a simplified version of prior proposals to streamline Read More

Rooney talks override vote on NJ 101.5: “Attacking gun owners is like cat nip”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The morning after Steve Sweeney led a politically-motivated override of Governor Christie’s gun bill veto, Save Jerseyans, our Blogger-in-Chief and favorite Garden State attorney Matt Rooney returned to NJ 101.5 for Friday morning drive time to name Read More

Christie Backs New Gun Controls

Regulations Would Include Mental Health Purchase Regulations, Magazine Cap and Video Game Ban By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie held a press conference on Friday afternoon in Trenton and, as expected, Save Jerseyans, he announced his support for several narrow Read More