Gov. Murphy Debates Gun Legislation in Cherry Hill

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Governor Phil Murphy made a stop in South Jersey as he joined Camden County-area community leaders to discuss what he calls "common sense" gun legislation.

The roundtable discussion was held on Tuesday, February 13th, at the Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center (Katz JCC), in Cherry Hill.

Murphy was joined by New Jersey Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald.

The two kept the conversation around the topic of New Jersey's firearm policies and how the new administration in Trenton is working on strengthening them.

They received feedback and opinions on carry regulations, magazine capacity, out of state firearms associated with New Jersey gun crime and other policy-related issues.

"We have among the most progressive, smartest gun safety laws in the nation," said Murphy "That is a fact. It is also a fact that they can be stronger. There’s no reason why we can’t strengthen them."

The governor said he wants to see these issues continue to be fought at a national level, focusing on regional gun violence problems.

But locally, he hopes common sense gun legislation can help make new jersey safer.

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