'Bullet Button' Loophole Made San Bernardino Shooters' Assault Rifles Legal In CaliforniaAR-15 style rifles with detachable magazines are banned in California but the guns used in the massacre are legal here, because of what’s known as a “bullet button.”
You Can 3D Print A Heavy-Caliber Gun -- And It's Totally LegalWith a $500 3D printer and enough thermoplastic, you can mass produce deadly plastic guns from the convenience of your own home.
Butte County Billboard Showing Gun-Toting Santa Draws ControversyA billboard showing Santa Claus carrying an automatic rifle is drawing controversy in Chico.
Texas 3-D Gun Printing Firm Selling Machine To Manufacture Metal AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle At HomeThe Texas firm which pioneered the 3-D printing of guns at home has unveiled a machine capable of milling the firing mechanism of an AR-15 assault rifle, which can then be combined with the rifle’s remaining parts available online to create an untraceable weapon known as a ‘ghost gun.’
Gov. Brown Vetoes Centerpiece Bill Putting New Restrictions On Gun OwnershipGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned future sales of most semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, part of a firearms package approved by state lawmakers in response to mass shootings in other states.
Bill To Ban 'Bullet Button' Awaits Gov. Brown's SignatureA bill sitting on the governor's desk could finally close what gun control advocates describe as a huge loophole in California's assault weapons ban. A KPIX 5 investigation first raised the issue more than a year ago, prompting Senator Leland Yee to introduce the first version of the legislation.
AR-15 Stolen From San Francisco Police Car Found In OaklandAn assault rifle stolen from an unmarked San Francisco police car has been recovered in Oakland, according to police.
Fallout In Sacramento Over Bill To Ban 'Bullet Button'A CBS 5 investigation prompted Bay Area State Senator Leland Yee to close what gun control advocates called a giant loophole. But the effort to ban the so-called “bullet button” became a bureaucratic mess and eventually fizzled out.
Colorado Massacre Prompts Renewed Push For California 'Bullet Button' LawThe Colorado movie massacre could mean major changes for gun owners in California. State Senator Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, who introduced a gun control bill after watching a CBS 5 investigation, is about to make that bill much tougher.
‘Bullet Button’ Supporters Intensify Campaign Against State Sen. YeeCalifornia's strict gun control laws are under fire as a result of a CBS 5 investigation. The debate over a device called a “bullet button” has the state's top cop dodging our questions and one lawmaker receiving threats.
California Law Enforcement Unclear On Legality Of 'Bullet Button'California's gun laws are so complicated, even many police departments don't know how to interpret them. Case in point: the story of Mark Haynie.
‘Bullet Button’ Used To Get Around California Gun LawsEvery time California tightens up the assault weapons ban, the gun industry finds a way around it. The latest example involves a tiny device.