Articles Tagged With ‘gun control’

Sometimes the good guys win

OPINION By ROGER FREBERG It’s been an interesting year and its only February. A landmark legal case decided by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the 13th of February will have profound effects on California, New York and possibly... (Continue reading)

California’s gun laws toughest in the country, study finds

California has the toughest gun laws in the country, according to a study released by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. [LA Times] The two gun control advocacy organizations released their... (Continue reading)

California toying with toy gun ban

California lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill calling for a ban on certain replica guns. [SacramentoBee] In October, Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez, who was carrying a replica AK-47 in a Santa Rosa field.... (Continue reading)

California bans hunting with lead bullets

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Friday that will ban the use of lead bullets by hunters. [LA Times] The lead bullet ban, introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, will take effect in July 2019. “There is simply... (Continue reading)

Gun group sets sights on ‘restrictive’ bills

California’s most expansive gun-owners’ website,, has launched a campaign to encourage Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bundle of legislation viewed as “the most restrictive collection of anti-gun laws in decades.” Setting cross-hairs on 11 specific bills, sponsors... (Continue reading)

Gun control package progresses in California Senate

California gun control legislation, dubbed the “LIFE Act” by Democratic leaders, advanced out of the Senate Public Safety Committee Tuesday. [LA Times] The Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement Act is a package of bills that contains several gun control provisions, including... (Continue reading)

Bullet bill shoots from committee

Ammunition sales in this state would be more tightly regulated under provisions of a bill passing its first committee test Tuesday. (Sacramento Bee) Attempting to increase what she called “reasonable safeguards” on the purchase of ammunition, Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley,... (Continue reading)

Parkinson asks Biden not to support new gun laws

San Luis Obsipo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson issued a letter to Vice President Joe Biden requesting that he address the country’s flawed mental health system, rather than lobbying for stricter gun control measures in response to recent shooting tragedies. In... (Continue reading)