Barnes & Johnson Bill to Outlaw Battlefield-Style .50-caliber Weapons in New Jersey Released by Assembly Committee

Barnes & Johnson Bill to Outlaw Battlefield-Style .50-caliber Weapons in New Jersey Released by Assembly Committee

Potentially Destructive Military-Grade Weapons Pose Security Threat to NJ

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Gordon Johnson sponsored that would ban the sale of .50-caliber rifles – powerful battlefield-styled weapons that would be devastatingly lethal in the hands of terrorists – was released Wednesday by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee as part of the Assembly Democratic gun violence prevention package…

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