NJ has always let the way on guns. After Uvalde, let’s do it again | Editorial

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Gov. Phil Murphy has called the elementary school shooting in Uvalde a “break-the-glass” moment for gun reform. Let’s hope it is. The big fight is at the federal level, but wecan and should tighten laws at the state level as well. Even in New Jersey, with its strong protections, lives could be saved by filling in some important gaps. Here, at least, you can’t roll up to a gun show and buy a semi-automatic without a background check, or walk around with a Glock tucked into your waistband, asin Texas; you need a permit and a background check, and we restrict concealed carry permits to those who …

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