Murphy signs new gun control law for N.J. It came right after the nation’s latest mass shooting.


New Jersey has one of the toughest bans in the nation on so-called ghost guns.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a gun control bill into law Thursday that bans “ghost guns” that can be assembled with untraceable components at home.

The measure, which also outlaws controversial 3D-printable guns in the Garden State, gives New Jersey the distinction of having the nation’s toughest ban on so-called ghost guns, the governor has said.

“We’re here to close a dangerous loophole in our gun laws and to expressly outlaw so-called ghost guns here in New Jersey,” Murphy said at a news conference Thursday in Trenton.

“Anyone possessing