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.
Berkeley Lawmaker's Gun Control Bill Heads To Gov. Brown's DeskAssembly Bill 48, which passed by a vote of 43-30, also would make it illegal to buy large-capacity magazines that allow people to fire multiple bullets quickly without reloading.
California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control BillsThe bills that passed between the Senate and the Assembly would expand the list of people who are prohibited from owning firearms, require permits and a fee when buying ammunition, and ban semi-automatic rifles with detachable ammunition magazines.
U.S. Senate Blocks Gun Background Checks & Feinstein's Assault BanU.S. Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday.
Feinstein Vows Assault Weapons Ban 'Will Get A Vote'Senator Dianne Feinstein plans to force a Senate vote on her assault weapons ban proposal despite its removal from a broader gun control package being pushed by fellow democrats.
Feinstein's Weapons Ban Passes Committee After Heated DebateA Senate committee approved an assault weapons ban Thursday on a party-line vote that signaled how difficult it will be for the proposal to survive in the full Senate.
Bay Area Moms Convene In Washington To Support Assault Weapons BanA group of Bay Area moms was in Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning lobbying Congress in support of the Sen. Feinstein authored assault-weapons ban.
Feinstein's Gun Control Bill Debated In Emotional Committee HearingSenator Dianne Feinstein called for a new assault weapons ban at an emotional Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, where a father of a victim from the Sandy Hook tragedy testified.
Gun Rights Advocates Gather Outside Senator Feinstein’s SF OfficeA handful of guns rights supporters gathered in front of California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office to protest her proposed assault weapons ban. Meanwhile she faces an uphill battle on Capitol Hill to push her assault weapons ban through a senate judiciary committee.
Sen. Feinstein Calls NRA 'An Institution Of Gun Manufacturers'Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who’s leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation’s largest gun-rights group.
Feinstein, Democrats Reintroduce Assault Weapon Ban Congressional Democrats are reintroducing legislation to ban assault weapons but the measure faces long odds even after last month’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Feinstein, Conn. Senators Set To Propose Assault Weapons BanConnecticut's two U.S. senators are joining forces with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other key senators, proposing a retooled federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting.