A May 20th ANJRPC press release noted that the accord "guarantees that the School Board will treat proSecond Amendment groups on an equal footing with anti-Second Amendment groups.
According to ANJRPC Executive Vice President Scott Bach, the settlement "sends a message to every publicly funded school in America: If you try to stifle debate on the Second Amendment, you're going to be held fully accountable.
The judge has it backwards," said ANJRPC President Scott Bach.
The case was filed in late 2010 by ANJRPC, SAF and six individual plaintiffs, challenging New Jersey's "justifiable need" standard for issuance of handgun carry permits, which is nearly an impossible standard to meet.
SAF and ANJRPC
filed the lawsuit last month in federal district court in New Jersey.
The fundamental right to defend yourself does not evaporate when you walk out your front door," said ANJRPC
President Scott Bach.