Gov. 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.
A 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.
An assault rifle stolen from an unmarked San Francisco police car has been recovered in Oakland, according to police.
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.
The 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.
California’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’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.
Every time California tightens up the assault weapons ban, the gun industry finds a way around it. The latest example involves a tiny device.
After a bloody incident 15 years ago, California lawmakers allowed police officers to arm themselves with high-powered guns. But the rule didn’t consider what happens when an officer retires.