New Jersey Man Facing Ten Years in Prison for Possessing 300 Yr Old Flintlock Pistol

By Published on February 17, 2015

Paging Governor Chris Christie. Please pick up the white courtesy phone.

There’s trouble brewing in New Jersey, as reported by our Townhall colleague Matt Vespa. 72 year old retired teacher Gordon VanGilder was arrested and now faces trial on weapons possession charges. That’s a sad, but not terribly unusual story in the Garden State which remains fairly unfriendly to Second Amendment rights. What gives this story a seriously tragic twist is that the weapon VanGilder was “caught” with is a nearly 300 years old flintlock pistol.

Read the article “New Jersey Man Facing Ten Years in Prison for Possessing 300 Yr Old Flintlock Pistol” on townhall.com.

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