Two ordinances targeting the sale and possession of certain ammunition in San Francisco were given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.
The Field Poll released Tuesday found that 61 percent of California voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the rights of gun owners. It’s the biggest margin of support since Field began asking the question in 1999.
A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee Thursday approved two pieces of legislation targeting the sale and possession of certain ammunition in the city.
Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents recently seized roughly 2,300 rounds of ammunition and the cars used to try to smuggle them out of the country from the Port of Oakland, an agency spokesman said Thursday.
In San Jose, gun sales appear to be skyrocketing. Indeed, by some estimates, gun sales in San Jose have as much as quadrupled in recent months.
Marin County’s gun buyback program has become a victim of its own success.
A California assemblywoman has introduced a bill that would regulate ammunition sales in the state.
Internet social network rumors of plans to shoot up a Central California school have led to the arrest of a teenager who brought a handgun and ammunition to school.
Two pieces of legislation announced Thursday by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee could make buying ammunition in the city more difficult.