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Soon...they'll be coming for the guns
NJ already can with its red flag law. - tjscott0
So-called “red flag" laws that allow police to temporarily take guns from people deemed by a judge to pose a threat have drawn renewed attention after a deadly shooting at a Florida high school last month, and New Jersey could be one of the states to adopt such a measure.


There is an important difference. The NJ law requires a judge make an order on an individual case basis, based on evidence of nutjobbery. I think this is a good and reasonable law so long as the accused has an opportunity within a very short period of time to present a defense and if sucessful can get his guns back.

That is quite different than a mass house to house warrantless search which would be a clear violation of the fourth amendment.

The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights that prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. It requires "reasonable" governmental searches and seizures to be conducted only upon issuance of a warrant, judicially sanctioned by probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.
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