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.
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.
The debate over California’s strict gun control laws is about to heat up in Sacramento and it’s all because of what CBS 5 reported a few weeks ago.