TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is vowing to sign gun control bills as part of a campaign promise and in response to the fatal Florida school shooting.
But for now, he is pledging a policy review and interstate cooperation over firearms.READ MORE: Dozens Of Volunteers Packed Food At Philabundance In South Philly For Food-Insecure Seniors In Honor Of Hunger Action Day
The timing for when the Democrat might act on any bills is unclear. The Legislature has introduced at least two dozen measures related to firearms. Many are aimed at controlling the use of guns, though some would expand rights.READ MORE: Wells Fargo Center Parking Lots Won't Accept Cash As Form Of Payment Starting This Weekend
Murphy hasn’t specified which bills he wants enacted first, and none of the proposals has made its way to his desk yet.
Second Amendment rights advocates call Murphy’s agenda a futile attempt at stopping criminal behavior by limiting the rights of law-abiding citizens.MORE NEWS: 6-Year-Old Girl Hit Multiple Times By Stray Bullets While Inside Parked Car Outside Food Market In Chester
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