The Benefits of Strict Gun Laws Essay

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In 2010, 860 people were murdered by firearms in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Gun violence is a violence committed with the use of a firearm. Criminal gun violence includes; murder, assault with a deadly weapon, suicide, or attempted suicide. Main reasons why people buy guns are because of self defense, hunting, target shooting, and just for fun. In the New York Metropolitan area mainly people want guns for self defense. Due to strict laws, the New York Metropolitan Area has some of the lowest gun violence in the entire United States of America.
New York has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the nation. No permit is required for the purchase of a rifle or shotgun in New York State except in New York City. A license to …show more content…

The magazine capacity is ten rounds. It is unlawful to possess a bullet containing an explosive substance designed to detonate upon impact or possess any armor piercing ammunition with intent to use against another. Along with New York’s restrictive gun laws, New Jersey also has some of the strictest laws in the nation.
New Jersey has the third strongest gun control laws in the nation. It is unlawful to sell a shotgun or rifle unless the purchaser or receiver is licensed as a dealer under New Jersey law or possesses a valid Firearms Purchasers Identification Card (FID). The valid dealer first must exhibit the FID to the seller, donor, transferee, or receiver. A person is not restricted as to the number of rifles or shotguns they may purchase; provided they have a valid FID and certification form requirements are met. It is unlawful to transfer or acquire a handgun unless the receiver or holder is licensed as a dealer under New Jersey law or has first secured a Permit to Purchase a handgun. The permit must be in the form prescribed by the Superintendent of State Police and must be issued to the applicant in quadruplicate. Only one handgun shall be purchased or delivered for each permit. The Police Chief of the municipality where the applicant resides or the Superintendent of

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