A "gun" fight

Well, not exactly, But definitely, a fight over guns.

The U.S. Senate today rejected an attempt to force gun carrying reciprocity nationwide. If passed, someone with a carrying permit in South Dakota would have been able to carry that gun to New Jersey _ even if he had no right to carry permit in New Jersey, where gun laws are very restrictive.
 During the debate, a proponent of the measure, Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, said Central Park might be a safer place “if a 
person from South Dakota with a carry permit” visited.

Sure … that’s what we need in crowded and congested Central Park — a whole bunch of people packing heat.


About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

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