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FPC Battles Ammo Ban; Newsom Hides
Earlier this morning, FPC and other advocates opposed to Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom’s Ammo Ban presented their arguments to the Joint Legislative Committee on Public Safety.
Your Rifles will be Rationed; Fight Back NOW
Assembly Bill 1674, authored by California Assemblyman Miguel Santiago (D – Los Angeles), would make it a crime to attempt to purchase more than one firearm of any type in any 30-day period.
KPCC: California gun sales spiking in 2016
As of April 15, the data show more than 44,000 firearms sold in Los Angeles so far this year, and another 21,000 sold in both Orange and Riverside. Nearly 20,000 firearms have been sold in San Bernardino County.
Guns.com: 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.
KEEP THE PRESSURE ON: Gun Confiscation Bill Up For Vote
We gave you a list yesterday morning to call and you annihilated it! Our lobbyist, Craig DeLuz, heard from all of the Members on the list that their phones were totally blowing up and shutting down.
Guns.com: Top California Dems at Odds Over who will Lead Fight for More Gun Control
“This infighting just goes to show that their efforts are not about protecting people from gun violence,” Craig J. DeLuz, director of communications with the Firearms Policy Coalition, told Guns. com. “It’s about getting in the news and taking credit for banning guns.”
URGENT: Save the M1 Carbine!
This bill would expand the reach of California’s ban on so-called “assault weapons” to ALL semi-automatic center-fire rifles with detachable magazines, regardless of if they are equipped with a “bullet button” or magazine locking device
They’re Prioritizing Gun Control Over Your Kids’ Education
Senator Lois Wolk’s (D-Davis) Senate Bill 1006, which seeks to establish the California Firearm Violence Research Center within the University of California (UC) system, has glided through the Legislature so far.
Oppose the Anti-Gun Bills Already on Suspense
Some of the early bills that were introduced by elitist politicians have moved on to the Appropriations Committee and have already been placed on the Suspense File due to fiscal concerns.
Fox and Friends: Opponents of California's New Gun Control Measures Are Calling It 'GunMeggedon'
Opponents to the bills, including gun rights groups like the National Rifle Association, California Rifle and Pistol Association and the Firearms Policy Coalition, say that they only affect law-abiding gun owners and don't make the public any safer.
Help Us Thank Pro-Gun Legislators
We spend so much time opposing bills that we rarely take the time to thank our allies. Please take a minute to ensure that they know we appreciate them risking their political future to stand up for our rights.
CA Bill That Lets Your Boss Strip Your Gun Rights Passes Committee
There was a chance earlier to kill the bill in the incredibly anti-gun Assembly Public Safety Committee. Powerful arguments from the FPC-led coalition were able to sway some democrats from voting on the bill.
KCRA: Gun owners fear 'Gun-Meggedon'
"Gun-Megeddon is definitely coming to pass," said Craig DeLuz of the Firearms Policy Coalition.
Breitbart: ‘Gunmageddon’ in California With More Gun, Magazine Bans
“Not one of the laws that are being pushed today makes Californians safer,” DeLuz said. “All they do is put restrictions — in many cases very unreasonable restrictions — on law-abiding citizens.”
Demand the GunMeggedon Bills Are Moved To The Suspense File
We need to be proactive and start voicing our opposition to these bills and asking the committee to send them to the “Suspense File” and keep them there. (That essentially means they cost too much money to implement and keeping them on the Suspense File is their way of killing bills without actually having to vote “NO”).
ALERT: FPC Led Coalition Kills AB 2459!
And AB 2459, the bill that we called the worst bill of the session that sought to put all gun dealers out of business and record everyone who pulled in to the parking lot of a gun store, was killed in the Privacy Committee today!
Bill to Invade Privacy of Gun Owners Going to New Committee
It's back already! After passing Assembly Public Safety earlier this week, AB 2459, authored by Asm. Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), will be voted on next Tusday!
WATCH: Brady Campaign Puts Domestic Violence Victims At Greater Risk
In their opposition letter, the Brady Campaign essentially stated that if a domestic violence victim feels threatened enough to carry a gun, then they should stay at home with the doors locked. According to the Brady Campaign, domestic violence victims have no place in our society.
GunMegeddon Is Upon Us; Committees To Hear 9 Anti-Gun Bills
Next Tuesday, there will be 9 anti-gun bills heard in various committees; the most we have seen this year.
Second Amendment and Free Speech Silenced in Committee
The Chair went as far as to silence the voice of Assemblymember Grove when she tried to explain the merits of the bill. They literally turned off her microphone to shut her and the 2nd Amendment down!
WATCH: FPC Debunks the Mythical Ban on Federal Firearm Research
California State Senator Isadore Hall has introduced SJR 20 in order to ask Congress to lift their ban on federal firearms research. The only problem is that no such ban exists!
It's Already Back! Bill to Wipe Out Gun Stores Up For Vote
It’s back! After being pulled last week, AB 2459, authored by Asm. Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento), will wipe out every single gun dealer in the state of California and it will be voted on TOMORROW!
Sign our Resolution to the U.S. Senate Urging Them to Reject Anti-Gun Supreme Court Nominees
Resolved, that the Members and Supporters of Firearms Policy Coalition call upon the members of the United States Senate to reject Merrick Garland and any other nominee who would further erode our precious individual liberties, including and especially the right to keep and bear arms.
Guns.com: Bill to Video Gun Buyers, Add Restrictions to Shops Pulled
“We have spent a lot of time and energy building a coalition against the measure,” said DeLuz. “So far, the ACLU and the CA Pawn Brokers were opposing it. And your gun bill has to be pretty bad for the ACLU to oppose it.”