TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie
has reiterated his stance that it would be wrong to discuss tougher gun
control laws in the wake of the deadly shootings in Colorado.
Speaking Tuesday night on radio station NJ101.5's "Ask the Governor" show, Christie
said politicians should be "keeping a respectful distance" for the time
being so the Colorado victims' families can mourn their deaths.
governor's on-air statements echoed those he made Monday during a
Statehouse news conference, when he told reporters he was "disturbed" by
politicians who he said were trying to "make political points" on the
Several politicians — including New Jersey's two U.S.
senators and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg — have renewed their calls
for tighter gun control laws following the Colorado shooting.