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California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

A bill introduced to the California Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement, according to state officials. Senate Bill 869, introduced by state Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, would require law enforcement officers to securely stow any handgun they leave in vehicles. According to state officials, under current state la... »

Senate Rejected Effort to Bar Suspected Terrorists From Buying Weapons

Senate Rejected Effort to Bar Suspected Terrorists From Buying Weapons

The amendment to a bill dealing with the Affordable Care Act was offered by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat. It would enable the U.S. to block the sale or transfer of weapons to known or suspected terrorists. The amendment required 60 votes to pass but got only 45 yes votes in the Republican-controlled Senate. Mark Kirk was the only one Republican voted with Democrats to approve the b... »

Breaking news: Shooting in San Bernardino, California

Breaking news: Shooting in San Bernardino, California

Police in San Bernardino, California, are responding to a shooting, according to officials. Reports suggest up to 20 victims including three shooters. Police are also reportedly responding to a possible active shooter near Orange Show Road and Waterman Avenue, according to the county sheriff. The city’s fire department tweeted that units are working to clear the scene. Image courtesy of http... »

Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

Federal Judge Blocks California’s Restriction on Gun Purchases

California’s gun-control proponents have suffered another setback. A federal judge, Anthony Ishii, has ruled that the state cannot force gun buyers to wait for a 10-day period to pick up weapons they purchased if they already own a gun or have a license to own a handgun. The judge said that the 10-day waiting period for firearm owners unduly restricts their constitutional rights, and that su... »

The infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

The Infamous Assembly Bill 1964 Is Making A Return

California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Friday that he has signed Assembly Bill 1964, which aims to remove the exception of “single shot” on California’s “not unsafe” Roster of handguns. It goes into effect on January 1st, 2015, becoming section 32100 of the California Penal Code, and will practically stop Californian residents from obtaining “non-Roster” handguns for self-defense. Brandon Co... »

California Passes Ammo Permit Fee

Gun Laws – California Passes Ammo Permit Fee

It seems that California wants to prove that it doesn’t look to kindly on the Second Amendment. A $50 ammo permit fee has just been passed by the state legislators, together with the background check law. The citizens of California will now have to consider getting this fee if they want to defend themselves. Considering that the Department of Homeland Security bought 1.6 billion rounds, ammo... »