New Jersey Second Amendment Society


NJ based non-profit, civil rights organization

Our focus and mission is to end the hostile anti-Second Amendment and self-defense sentiment within the New Jersey Legislature and community. 


Frank Fiamingo

  • Founder of New Jersey Second Amendment Society

Henry Repeating Arms

started in 1996

  • lever action manufacturer
  • no affiliation or lineage to Benjamin Tyler Henry
  • 1996 started by Louis Imperato son Anthony in Brooklyn, New York
  • secured the trademark to the Henry name
  • March 1997 first model the Henry H001 Lever Action .22
  • headquarters in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • 2007 manufacturing facility  in Rice Lake, Wisconsin purchased to produce parts
  • November 2007 Louis Imperato passed away
  • 2014 manufacturing of completed rifles
  • November 2016  1000-Man Shoot at Ben Avery Shooting Center

“Made In America Or Not Made At All”

Henry Repeating Arms
59 East 1st Street
Bayonne, NJ 07002



established in 1923
New York, New Jersey, Maryland

  • 1923 Alexander F. Stoeger
    – issued a price list from his New York City shop
    – sole authorized importer of Mauser and Luger Guns & Ammo
  • producer and importer of firearms
  • biggest firearms retailer in New York City
  • located in South Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Stoeger Publishing Company
    – Stoeger Publishing Co is the author of Shooter’s Bible
  • 1990s, the Stoeger company was purchased by Finnish rifle manufacturer Sako
  • 1994 American-made version of the Luger
  • 2000 Sako was acquired by Beretta Holding Group
    – placed under Benelli USA
    – moved to Accokeek, Maryland

Stoeger Industries
901 Eighth Street
Pocomoke, MD 21851

(301) 283-6981


Iver Johnson

from 1871 to 1993

  • U.S. firearms, bicycle, and motorcycle manufacturer
  • Iver Johnson (1841–1895)
  • 1857  educated as a gunsmith in Bergen, Norway
  • Had a gun store in Oslo, Norway
  • 1863 immigrated to Worcester, Massachusetts
  • he made “pepperbox” pistols for Allen & Wheelock
  • 1871 with Martin Bye created the Johnson Bye & Company
  • 1883 Johnson bought Bye out
    – name changed to Iver Johnson & Company
  • 1891 name changed Iver Johnson’s Arms & Cycle Works
    – relocated to Fitchburg, Massachusetts
  • O.F. Mossberg worked for Iver Johnson durring this time
  • 1895 Iver Johnson died of tuberculosis, his sons took over
  • 1971 Louis Imperato purchased the name and moved IJ to New Jersey
  • 1983 Investors bought Iver Johnson name and moved to Jacksonville, Arkansas
  • 1993 ceased trading under its own name
    – owned by American Military Arms Corporation (AMAC)
  • 2006 Iver Johnson Arms opened (relation in name only)
    – in Rockledge, Florida
    – manufacturer and firearms importer
    – Iver Johnson Arms is making 1911s