N.J. Seeks to Limit Handgun Purchases to One a Month
New Jersey could soon become the fourth state to limit handgun purchases to one a month.
There is much debate over whether such laws work, however, and opponents say a limit would infringe on a constitutional right in a state that already has rigorous screenings for gun buyers.
The proposal won approval in the Assembly but faces a tough final test in the more evenly divided Senate. Gov. Corzine, who sponsored a similar plan in the U.S. Senate, has said he will "absolutely" sign the bill into law if it reaches his desk.
"How many guns does somebody need to purchase in a month?" Corzine asked.http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/37053659.html