Open mike reveals NJ gun-banners' intentions

Following a New Jersey Senate gun-control hearing, the mike was left open, and three anti-gun state Senators waded in feet first. A recording of the post-game chat has been picked up by the Newark Star-Ledger, a reliably liberal paper: As a committee hearing on new gun-control legislation began winding down Thursday, three state senators started chatting amongst themselves. What they didn't realize was the microphone was still on. A recording of the exchange -- which appears to be between Democrats Loretta Weinberg, Sandra Cunningham and Linda Greenstein -- ended up on The recording opens with what sounds like a senator or staff member saying, "We needed a bill that was going to confiscate, confiscate, confiscate"... "They want to keep the guns out of the hands of the bad guys, but they don't have any regulations to do it," Weinberg then says, more audibly. One of the senators, who sounds like Cunningham, responds: "They don't care about the bad guys. All they...(Read Full Post)