Category: FPC in the Media

Guns.Com: California Democrats convert 5 zombie bills to gun control measures

Taking advantage of the resignation of an Assembly lawmaker, Democrats moved in this week and gutted five of his bills, replacing language directed towards environmental issues with that taking on guns. Asm. Henry Perea, D-Fresno, who led the moderate bloc of lawmakers in the chamber,... Read More

LA Times: Political tension ramps up at legislative hearing on Newsom’s gun control initiative

Backers of a gun control initiative proposed for the November ballot argued during a legislative forum Tuesday that it is needed to make California safer, while opponents said it will unfairly harm law-abiding gun owners and is primarily aimed at getting Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom... Read More

The New American: Background Checks for Ammo Buyers Coming in California

Last Thursday California’s lt. governor, Gavin Newsom, announced that his ballot measure offered last fall — which includes background checks to buy ammunition, along with a host of other restrictions on gun owners — has already gathered 600,000 signatures, more than enough to put it... Read More Plan to expand California gun violence restraining orders moves forward

A bill that would broaden the pool of those who could seek an order from the court to seize a person’s guns is headed to California’s Assembly floor. Introduced into the legislature in February, the move to expand who could file for a gun violence... Read More

Breitbart: Democrat Pushes to Expand ‘Secret’ Gun Confiscations in California

California Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) is pushing to expand firearm confiscations by allowing co-workers and others to file a complaint that sets the “secret” confiscation process in motion. The confiscations are tied to Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVROs), which were passed by CA Democrats... Read More Top California Dems at odds over who will lead fight for more gun control

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is backing a sweeping ballot measure to regulate guns, while Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is pushing his own list of bills through the Legislature. Newsom, who is currently running to replace Gov. Jerry Brown, would place a five-point... Read More

Outdoor Life: Californians brace for ‘GunMeggedon’

The California Senate Public Safety Committee on April 19 approved seven proposed gun control bills that are expected to be presented to the Senate for a vote sometime this spring or summer. If all are adopted, the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) says they present a... Read More

RT: Firearms advocates say ‘Gunmegeddon’ bills demonise ‘law-abiding’ weapons collectors

Gun owners in California are up in arms over a series of proposed laws, which if passed by the Senate could see San Bernardino-style assault rifles banned and herald greater restrictions on ammunition. Five bills introduced by Democratic California state senators aimed at curtailing gun... Read More

Breitbart: ‘Gunmageddon’ in California With More Gun, Magazine Bans

California lawmakers launched a full frontal assault on the state’s few remaining Second Amendment freedoms by passing more gun restrictions and magazine bans out of committee on Tuesday. The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) described the April 19 assault as “Gunmageddon,” and warns that gun control... Read More

KCRA: Gun owners fear ‘Gun-Meggedon’

There is growing concern by gun owners in California about new legislation now moving through the state Capitol.The package of 10 gun control bills, which opponents are calling “Gun-Megeddon,” has firearms owners fearful of losing their Second Amendment right to bear arms. “Gun-Megeddon is definitely... Read More