TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is pleading for the state legislature to pass his package of gun safety reform laws. He held a news conference in Trenton on Wednesday.
Murphy added the legislation would allow New Jersey to hold the gun industry liable.Man Killed In Apparent Road Rage Shooting In Springfield, Authorities Say
“It would, among other faces, mandate safe storage of guns,” Murphy said. “They would ensure that those seeking to buy a gun are actually trained in the safe handling of that gun. They would give police tools to better track the paths of firearms used to commit crimes.”READ MORE: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region
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He released this statement: “I am angry that our lawmakers continue to fail to address gun violence. I strongly urge our general assembly and congress to enact common-sense legislation that will help stem the tide of gun violence.”