Articles Tagged With ‘gun control’




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California can’t censor lawmaker’s addresses, judge rules

The state of California did not have the right to censor a gun owners’ rights advocate who published the home addresses of state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions, a federal judge ruled. [KRON4] On Monday, Fresno-based U.S. Chief District... (Continue reading)

Gun rights group sues California over censored blog post

A Second Amendment rights group claims to be defending First Amendment rights in a lawsuit it has filed against the California Legislature’s legal counsel. The dispute surrounds a censored blog post that contained the home addresses of lawmakers who recently... (Continue reading)

Federal court upholds California’s restrictions on concealed carry

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled that California counties may impose restrictions on the issuance of concealed carry permits. The court ruling states that the 2nd Amendment does not include the right to concealed carry. [LA Times] In... (Continue reading)

Last gun store in San Francisco to close

The last gun store remaining in San Francisco will close its doors on Halloween. High Bridge Arms has operated in San Francisco since 1952. Store manager Steve Alcairo said High Bridge Arms will close permanently on Oct. 31 due to... (Continue reading)

Are California’s concealed carry requirements too strict?

A federal appeals court in San Francisco is hearing arguments Tuesday on whether California’s restrictions on concealed carry permits can stand the test of the Second Amendment. [Wall Street Journal] In California, applicants who wish to carry concealed handguns in... (Continue reading)

Is Capps upset with Obama?

Central Coast Rep. Lois Capps praised President Barack Obama for his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but took an uncharacteristic jab at the commander in chief for passing over the subject of gun control. Capps credited Obama with... (Continue reading)

Californians can seek gun restraining-orders

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Tuesday that will allow family members to seek court orders temporarily prohibiting their relatives from possessing firearms. [Sacramento Bee] Democratic Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner authored the bill in response to a deadly... (Continue reading)

California restricts access to single-shot handguns

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Friday that bans the sale of single-shot handguns that gun owners can alter into automatic weapons. [Huffington Post] State firearms laws previously restricted the sale of handguns that can be converted... (Continue reading)

Capps to speak out about Isla Vista rampage

Congresswoman Lois Capps is collaborating with several local and state officials to discuss action taking place in response to the May Isla Vista shooting and stabbing rampage that left seven college students dead. Capps is hosting a press conference at... (Continue reading)

Isla Vista shooting prompts new gun control proposals in California

Following last week’s Isla Vista shooting rampage, California lawmakers have made new proposals aimed at removing guns from the hands of the mentally ill. [CBS News] Berkeley Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner and Santa Barbara Assemblyman Das Williams introduced a bill Tuesday... (Continue reading)



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