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N.J. Moves Forward on Limiting Capacity of Gun Magazines

N.J. Moves Forward on Limiting Capacity of Gun Magazines
BY TOM HESTER
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Lou Greenwald, Annette Quijano, Albert Coutinho, Tim Eustace, Gordon Johnson and Mila Jasey to ban the sale of high-capacity magazines capable of carrying more than 10 rounds in New Jersey was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.

"High-capacity magazines have only one purpose - to inflict the most damage possible in the shortest amount of time,” said Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington), the Assembly Majority Leader who has long pushed for the bill. “We’ve made a commitment to these parents make public safety a priority and ban these magazines that have fueled horrible shootings throughout this country. We owe it to the children lost in Newtown and the countless other victims to ensure we do everything we can to prevent another tragedy.

 

Yik Yak: Anonymous Chat App Stirs Up Trouble and Controversy in Schools

Yik Yak: Anonymous Chat App Stirs Up Trouble and Controversy in Schools
BY KELSY A. FRANK
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Yik Yak, a four-month-old app based on anonymity, is stirring up an interesting debate on whether or not children in middle and high schools are mature enough to ...

N.J. Weather: Brutal Cold Invades Today, Gone Tomorrow

N.J. Weather: Brutal Cold Invades Today, Gone Tomorrow
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
FORECAST DISCUSSION

A powerful low pressure system to the east of New England will continue to produce powerful wind gusts over 40 mph through this afternoon and ...

N.J. Forests at Risk: New Bill Proposes Slash-and-Burn Management

N.J. Forests at Risk: New Bill Proposes Slash-and-Burn Management
BY LAURA YOUNG
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

We all know the old contradiction is true: you need to spend money to make money. But what about cutting down trees to improve a forest? That’s just what Trenton law...

Eustace to Christie Admin: Stop Erecting Roadblocks for the Electric Car Industry

Eustace to Christie Admin: Stop Erecting Roadblocks for the Electric Car Industry
BY JENNIFER SCIORTINO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – N.J. Assemblyman Tim Eustace yesterday criticized the Christie administration and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) for unila...

Albert Einstein’s Worst Fear Realized: Technology Replaces Human Connection

Albert Einstein’s Worst Fear Realized: Technology Replaces Human Connection
BY RACHEL STRAUSS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

In an age where individuals constantly resort to cell phones as a means of communication, technology is part of daily life. However, how far is too far? Albert Ei...

N.J. Weather: Thunderstorms and then an Arctic Blast

N.J. Weather: Thunderstorms and then an Arctic Blast
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
FORECAST DISCUSSION

A strong area of low pressure developing in the Ohio River Valley will lift through the New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia metropolita...

Up All Night ... For the Climate?

Up All Night ... For the Climate?
DOUG O’MALLEY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
OPINION

Something big happened in Washington, D.C. two nights ago, something we'd never seen before.

In protest of decades of global warming denial, 30 senat...

N.J. to Receive $27 Million for Debris Removal Along the Coastline

N.J. to Receive $27 Million for Debris Removal Along the Coastline
BY RAY ZACCARO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the state of New Jersey will be receiving more than $27 million in federal f...

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