Dan, you having lived in NJ, do you have any insight into the "firearms ID
card" discussed in the article?
I suspect that it is the "ID card" that allows you to buy firearms in NJ, not
carry them. The newspaper article I read was unclear.
1) Does NJ even require a permit/license to own / to possess a firearm? I
found the law re: purchase but must have missed the one on ownership, if there
is one. Do you have a citation for own/possess/etc?
2) Is the intended confiscation legal action based on the requirements of
such a permit/license to own/possess? Or is it something else? If so, what
3) If confiscated, does the State reimburse him or just take his property?
Of course here in Virginia, we have no requirement for a permit/license to buy
or own a firearm. So the quadriplegic-with-a-gun-permit case would have never
FWIIW, I know folk who own cars but do not have a license to drive them --
some for reasons of health and sight.
I know of folk who are blind or near blind that own guns -- albeit never knew
one to carry.
So, what's the issue here? What does it have to do with Virginia, much less