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Recent N.J. State Police numbers show that permits to purchase handguns statewide has risen by 67 percent. Per the data there were 59,120 permits issued to purchase handguns in the first six months of 2013.

Applicants for permits to buy firearms must be 18 or older, and those seeking hand gun purchase permits must be at least 21. Each application requires fingerprinting and a police background check, including a review of mental health and criminal histories.

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