101 Reasons to Own an “Assault Weapon”

June 14, 2022

101 Reasons Why You NEED an “Assault Weapon” By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law (When I was Counsel to the NJ Coalition of Sportsman I wrote this piece for the April, 1991 issue of the The Guardian, which was the group’s newsletter. It was later published by Harper’s magazine. Here is an updated version […]

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Knock! Knock! Show Us Your Glock

May 10, 2022

What to Expect & How to Protect Yourself from the Murphy Magazine Ban By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law The Murphy Magazine Ban WILL be enforced. It is only a question of what degree it will be enforced against honest gun owners. “The New Jersey State Police corresponded with Breitbart News on December 11 […]

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Possible Defense for Possessing a Shockwave

April 5, 2022

​A Possible Defense When You Are Prosecuted for Possessing a Shockwave (Despite the NJ State Police “Interpretation”) By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law An email was recently sent out to FFLs in New Jersey with a message from “THE NJSP FIREARMS INVESTIGATION UNIT.” It stated “…Mossberg Model 590 Shockwave, Black Aces Tactical DT and […]

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Guns Taken and Not Returned? Now Go to Prison.

January 8, 2022

Surprise! Guns Taken? Now Go to Prison. By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law On January 14, 2004, New Jersey’s gun laws changed and a brand new category of persons was banned from purchasing and possessing guns. Anyone who has had firearms seized and not returned because of a domestic violence allegation, lost their gun […]

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Is the Mossberg “590® Shockwave” Legal in New Jersey?

December 14, 2021

Is the Mossberg “590® Shockwave” Legal in New Jersey? By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law The 12 Gauge Mossberg “590® Shockwave” is described by the factory as being 26.37” in overall length and having 14” barrels. The company further states the following on its website: “590® Shockwave -This 12GA offers legendary Mossberg pump-action reliability […]

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Cop Murphy Mag Fix Fail

November 18, 2021

Cop Fix FAILS to Cop a Fix For Murphy Mags By Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law Cops were surprised to discover that under the Murphy Mag Ban they too could not possess any magazine over 10 rounds while off-duty. Usually anti-gun Democrats exempt police from such laws meant to control the peasants. How did […]

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Roosevelt Twyne Case Dismissed!

September 26, 2021

Criminal Charges Dismissed Against Armored Security Guard Roosevelt Twyne EATONTOWN, NJ – 3/13/20 The law firm of Evan F. Nappen, Attorney at Law PC is pleased to report that this morning we received notice from the New Jersey eCourts regarding Roosevelt Twyne’s matter informing: “Defendant’s case has been dismissed.” Twyne had been charged with unlawful […]

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Permit to Carry Handgun Granted

August 11, 2021

New Jersey Permit to Carry Handgun Granted after Supreme Court Remand April 17, 2020 ELIZABETH, NJ – After his unanimous NJ Supreme Court victory and a remand hearing on the merits, Calvin Carlstrom has been granted his New Jersey Permit to Carry a Handgun. Last January — overturning both County Superior Court and Appellate Division […]

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