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ALERT: Your Calls Got AB 2459 Pulled!
AB 2459 was pulled from the Assembly Public Safety Committee Hearing this morning and we have your calls, tweets and emails to thank for it!
URGENT: The Most Devastating Anti-Gun Bill Is Up For A Vote
In essence, if this bill passes, they may not ever have to pass another anti-gun bill again. You simply won't be able to legally buy another gun in California.
CA Bill will Re-Victimize Gun Owners Who were Robbed
Under SB 894, if a person forgets to submit the paperwork in a timely fashion, either because they are emotionally stressed or because they misplaced the police paperwork, and turns it in on the 6th day, they could then be charged on the spot with an infraction and fine.
CA Assembly Public Safety Committee Kills Minor Fix to SB 707
AB 2340, authored by Asm. James Gallagher (R-Nicolaus), would have allowed an individual who has a valid conceal carry license and an active domestic violence restraining order against another individual to carry their firearm on school grounds.
URGENT: Handgun Roster Bill Up in Committee
AB 2508 will allow handguns to be reinstated to California’s diminishing Handgun Roster if it did not fail a safety test, allowing the handgun manufacturer to make necessary improvements based on customer feedback and safety concerns.
URGENT: Bill to Repeal Part of Anti-Gun SB 707 Up in Committee
Tuesday, the Assembly Public Safety Committee will be taking up AB 2340, authored by Assemblymember James Gallagher (R-Nicolaus), which will allow someone with a concealed carry permit AND a domestic violence restraining order to carry a firearm on school grounds.
Concealed Carry Permits at Risk; Fix AB 2510
Given that there are nearly 500 issuing authorities, if all of them were to make up their own permit, it would put concealed carry license holders and law enforcement in danger, not only in California--but in those states that honor our licenses as well.
ALERT: Anti-Gun Bill Pulled, Will Be Heard Again
The bill, authored by Senator Ben Allen (D-Redondo Beach) will make non-violent firearms related crimes “continuing offenses.” These offenses involve unlawful self-importation or transfers of firearms. These crimes need not have any criminal intent, nor is there a victim involved. These victimless crimes are the act of import or transfer, not possession.
CA Bill to Treat Gun Owners like Violent Felons is Up in Committee
If SB 1037 were to become law, the act of not filling out the form correctly or failing to send in $19 would be prosecutable for the remainder of the person's natural life.
USA Today: Gabrielle Giffords' Gun Control Group Merges with Calif. Group
“We are thrilled to be joining forces with our longtime partners at the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence,” Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, said in a statement. “By coming together we can do more to take on the gun lobby, deliver even more victories for common sense, and save lives.”
Fresno Bee: Kingsburg School District could Allow Guns on High School Campus
The school board is considering approving a policy that would allow some employees to possess firearms and ammunition on school grounds. Under the policy, Superintendent Randy Morris would designate which employees with concealed weapon permits can bring their guns to school.
Breitbart:Bill Makes ‘Victimless’ Firearms Crime Punishable Throughout Lifetime
[California] gun owners are subject to a dizzying array of law at every level of government, and SB 1037 sets a history-making precedent that gun owners should be haunted for life for an act that involved perhaps nothing more than ignorance or forgetfulness.
This Bill Will Wipe Out ALL Gun Dealers in California
Adding to the Orwellian-ness, gun dealers will have to spend thousands of dollars on storing the high-quality data for up to 10 years on-site, turning each gun store that can afford it into a high capacity hard drive that most tech firms would be jealous of.
Townhall: Pro-Gun CPAC Panel Bashes CNN ‘Gun Control Infomercial’
Another panelist, Sheriff David Clarke, a well-known gun rights activist, began his remarks by holding up the Constitution. This document, he said, “means everything to me and it should mean everything to you.”
KCRA: Folsom, Rancho Cordova Schools Allow Select Staff to Carry Guns
“The safety of our students, staff, and families is our number one priority, and our narrow practice of allowing select, law-abiding employees to securely store and access a firearm in the event of an emergency is a legal and appropriate safety measure given the unfortunate reality of violence in our society today,” Bettencourt said.
CA Assembly Public Safety to Vote on AB 1695: A Waste of Gun Owner Money
The senseless redundancy of AB 1695 is many-fold. Many of the laws cited in the notice content are, in fact, the same laws that the purchaser is complying with by conducting a lawful firearm transfer at a licensed dealer.Those same laws are required to be posted in plain view at the point of sale.
Privacy Rights Are Gun Rights
As a civil rights organization that represents the interests of some of the most regulated, maligned and legislated classes of people (YOU, the everyday law-abiding gun owner), it is imperative that our members and supporters have access to their constitutionally guaranteed rights to assembly, speech and privacy without compromise, as all of the inalienable rights are interwoven and dependent upon each other.
AJC: ‘Campus Carry’ Gun Bill Advances in Georgia Legislature
A bill legalizing firearms on Georgia’s college campuses passed a key Senate panel on Monday, with no changes to where the legislation says college students could be allowed to carry guns.
Merced Sun Star: Enthusiasts in Atwater Scoff at Proposed Gun Laws
“That’s not where the problems are,” Joey Verna, a gun shop owner, said Thursday. “It’s not the law-abiding people causing the problems.”
WATCH: FPC Frustrates Legislator's Anti-Gun Agenda and Destroys AB 1673
Not only was Craig successful at totally frustrating the author, he was also successful in convincing the Chair of the committee to postpone the bill for the time being.
He's Back... Kevin De Leon Introduces Ghost Gun Bill
SB 1407 requires a person who manufactures or assembles a firearm to first apply to the Department of Justice ( DOJ) for permission to build the firearm.
WSAZ: W.Va. Governor Vetoes Conceal Carry Gun Bill
“I have been listening, and today [Thursday] I stand with you for the safety of the men, women and children who call our state home,” the governor said. “Our law enforcement officers have dedicated their lives to keeping us safe. Now it’s time for us to return the favor and veto HB4145.”
ALERT: Berkeley Senator Introduces Bill to TAKE Your Magazines
SB 1446 will ban mere possession of ALL standard capacity magazines that can hold over 10 rounds, including those that were permanently modified by the owner and those that were originally factory designed to hold more than 10 rounds.
Guns.com: California to Pick Up the Reins of Gun Violence Research
“The bill reads as a sole source contract to an anti-gun activist, written by an anti-gun legislator seeking research that supports her predetermined conclusion that guns need to be banned,” Craig DeLuz, legislative and public affairs representative for the California-based Firearms Policy Coalition, told Guns.com in an email.