By David Madden
TRENTON, NJ (CBS) — The New Jersey Assembly today approved, along party lines, a measure that would limit the size of gun ammunition stores in the state.
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The bill, if passed in the state Senate and signed by the governor, would lower the current 15-ball limit to 10.
Assembly Majority Leader Rep. Lou Greenwald (D-Cherry Hill) was the measure’s chief sponsor and insists this bill strikes a delicate balance, “listening to the concerns of some of our colleagues and advocates in an effort to continue to walk the line between protecting the Second Amendment and stopping the horrific tragedies that have affected the families of Sandy Hook.
Twenty-six people in Connecticut, mostly children, were shot a year and a half ago, and a few parents were present today when the vote was taken.
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The state senate has already approved the measure that strengthens what is already the nation’s second-toughest gun control law.
Gov. Chris Christie did not say whether or not he would approve the bill.
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