Category: FPC Newslinks 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

KPCC: California gun sales spiking in 2016

California has seen a surge in gun sales in recent months, with background checks hitting new highs, continuing trends that began after last year’s terrorist attack in San Bernardino. KPCC obtained data on firearms sales from the California Department of Justice, which tracks them through... Read More

Politico: Obama to make ‘smart guns’ push

President Barack Obama is opening a new front in the gun control debate, readying a big push for so-called smart gun technology — an initiative that the gun lobby and law enforcement rank and file is already mobilizing against. As early as Friday, Obama is... 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

Fox and Friends: Opponents of California’s New Gun Control Measures Are Calling It ‘GunMeggedon’

California Democrats were able to push through several new gun control bills this week in what opponents are calling “GunMegeddon.” Ten anti-gun bills were under consideration, seven of which survived their first vote and now move to various appropriations committees. The proposals include restrictions on... 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