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New Jersey Residents for Action - a BIPARTISAN grassroots organization for SENSIBLE GUN LAWS

We will be hosting a meeting this February 6th at 7:30PM at the First Congregational Church, Patton Auditorium,  at 125 Elmer St., in Westfield, NJ.  Please join us to discuss Public Safety as it relates to Gun Violence.  Refreshments will be served.

New Jersey Residents for Action are “trying to galvanize New Jersey residents” behind the need to pass “sensible” gun legislation on the federal level.

“Our aim is to target and press every single New Jersey member of Congress, with our current focus on Congressman Lance of the 7th district — senators and representatives,”.  

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Please come to our BIPARTISAN meeting if you are feeling in agreement with the majority of public sentiment in New Jersey right now, according to a recent Fairleigh Dickinson poll, which is heavily in favor of greater restrictions on guns and ammunition. who feel it's time for sensible gun laws to be passed to improve our country's public safety.  This unfortunately should NOT be a political party issue, but rather a PUBLIC SAFETY ISSUE.  Together we can make a difference

visit our website at njresidentsforaction.com

 

 

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Tue, November 21, 12:00 PM

Cedar Hill Country Club, Livingston

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Food & Drink Giving Back

Tue, November 21, 1:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Fundamentals of New Jersey Sales Tax workshop

Education

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Tue, November 28, 11:45 AM

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