It seems New York isn’t the only anti-gun state where multiple stabbings occurred this week. In New Jersey a homeless man stabbed three people with a steak knife at a Burger King:
An apparently homeless man armed with a six-inch steak knife randomly stabbed three customers at a Burger King in Sayreville on Saturday, police said.
Had somebody been granted their “right” to carry a firearm this situation could have been ended sooner. Alas New Jersey doesn’t like to allow the peasants a right to self-defense so the chances are higher for this kind of scenario.
I guess those stabbed can take solace in knowing they weren’t shot… right? I also found the second to last paragraph interesting:
Police arrested Pittel after locating him inside a neighboring pizza shop. He was charged with three counts each of aggravated assault, possession of weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
So possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose are two separate charges? If it’s illegal to possess a weapon in New Jersey wouldn’t possession of a weapon by for unlawful purposes by definition?