Ruling Regarding Firearms in Sensitive Places

The new legislation, which was already placed under a temporary restraining order by the court in January, prohibits concealed carry in “sensitive places” such as libraries, museums, restaurants, bars, and more. New Jersey’s state legislature passed the ban after the US Supreme Court’s decision in New York State Rifles & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen, which said that the Second Amendment protects an individual’s right to carry a handgun for self-defense outside the home. Businesses should be aware that they do have some control. The following is a statement from NJ Attorney General Matthew Platkin regarding this ruling: