The entire response from the NJ Attorney General’s office can be read by clicking here.
According to Attorney General Grewal the “justifiable need” standard does not violate the Constitution because government agents are allowed to carry firearms while on duty and it is hypothetically possible for someone to get a carry permit so it is ok. New Jersey has a population of 9,000,000 and issued approximately 1,200 permits in 2017. Our undercover investigations exposed that every single police department we visited turned us down when we attempted to apply for a conceal carry permit because it is only available to armed guards, judges, politicians, and their friends. Do not believe us? Watch our video series below: