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By James Sverapa IV | February 22nd, 2013 - 5:26pm
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Assembly Democrats News Release

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Stender on Preventing Persons on FBI Terrorist Watchlist from Purchasing Firearms in New Jersey

Measure Part of Assembly's Comprehensive Gun Violence Prevention Package

(TRENTON) - Assembly State Government Committee Chair Linda Stender (D-Union) issued a multimedia package Friday on her legislation to prohibit individuals on the FBI Terrorist Watchlist from being able to obtain a firearms permit or purchase firearms in New Jersey.

The measure (A-3687), part of the General Assembly's sweeping gun violence prevention bill package, would disqualify a person named on the consolidated Terrorist Watchlist maintained by the FBI's Terrorist Screening Center from being issued either a firearm's identification card or a permit to purchase a handgun. It would be effective immediately upon enactment.

The multimedia package consists of a video of comments from Assemblywoman Stender on her legislation and audio and a transcript of same.

The video can be accessed directly via our website - www.assemblydems.com - or by clicking here.

To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.

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