Restraining Order was Dismissed, Can I Get my Guns Back?

Many people in New Jersey ask the question: Can I get my guns back since the restraining order issued against me was dismissed? The answer to that question is, it depends. Pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, law enforcement officers, when responding to a claim of domestic violence, have the authority to arrest… Read More

Fair Lawn Man Shoots Friend & Self with Semi-Automatic Handgun by Accident

A Fair Lawn man showing off his handgun accidentally shot himself and his friend, according to police. The 40-year-old gun owner was showing his .380-Beretta semi-automatic handgun to a 49-year-old Paterson man when “the gun discharged one round, striking the gun owner in his left hand and his friend in the right hip,” Fair Lawn… Read More

Former Police Officer Sentenced for Shooting Death in Union County

Former Newark police officer Joseph Macchia, who drew his service weapon and shot a man to death two years ago while he was off-duty and drinking at a Union Township bar, was sentenced Friday to six years in prison. Macchia, an 11-year veteran of the police department, was convicted last month of reckless manslaughter in… Read More

Essex County Raising Money for Unique Gun Buyback Strategy

The Essex County Bar Association, working alongside the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, is seeking to raise money for a firearm buyback event. “It helps everyone,” Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino said Wednesday. “It makes the community safer and our job easier. There’s one less gun out there that could wreak havoc.” In addition,… Read More

NJ Attorney General Enters Fight over Untraceable Guns

The New Jersey Attorney General just entered the ongoing war over untraceable guns. On Monday, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal filed a lawsuit against a company that plans to publish instructions on how to create untraceable guns using 3D printers. The lawsuit, filed in Essex County Superior Court in Newark, NJ, cites Defense Distributed’s conduct as creating a… Read More

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