New Jersey governor Phil Murphy signs "name and shame" gun data order


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Jun 23, 2013
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New Jersey Governor Signs 'Name And Shame' Order On Gun Data
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order making data on gun violence more accessible to the public.

The so-called "Name and Shame" order will cite the origin of a gun involved in a crime. According to the state, approximately 80 percent of guns involved in crime come from outside of New Jersey.

Now, New Jersey authorities will identify the origins of those guns involved in crimes. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who was elected to replace Republican Chris Christie, touts the order as being in the public interest, saying in a statement, "Any death due to gun violence, is one death too many."
did any of you read the actual order?

It's a social justice statement tied to a weak "we should do our best"..., look at what I bolded below

WHEREAS, the issue of gun violence is not a new problem, but rather
one that has plagued communities throughout our State
for far too long;
WHEREAS, in the face of numerous tragedies, the federal government
has repeatedly failed to act by not passing commonsense legislation to
curb gun violence;

blah, blah, blah...

The Department of Law and Public Safety
(“Department”) shall consider all reasonable efforts to make publicly available ,
on a regular and ongoing basis,key information related to guns used in the commission
of crimes in the State.
2. To the fullest extent practicable, the Department shall make
such information available on the Internet website of the State Police
and on the Department’s Internet website.
3. Each department, office, division, and agency of this State
is hereby required, to the extent not inconsistent with law, to cooperate
fully with the Department and to furnish the Department with such
relevant information and assistance on a timely basis as is necessary
to accomplish the purposes of this Order.
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