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Gun Control Legislation

Assault Rifle

Mentally Ill Californians Getting Guns Despite Ban

In California, despite strict gun control laws, tens of thousands of people with mental illness are are able to get guns.

KPIX 5–11/10/2013

Jerry Brown speaks to supporters during a rally at the California Democratic Convention 2007 in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

California Democrats Back Gun Control, Prop 13 Reforms

California Democrats have adopted resolutions affirming many of their biggest political goals, including changes to California’s landmark property tax limitation law, Proposition 13, support for gun control and opposition to hydraulic fracturing.

04/14/2013

A box of 500 .22 cal. bullets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Committee Considers Berkeley Lawmaker’s Ammunition Bill

The Assembly Committee on Public Safety was tasked with considering a proposal to require ammunition vendors to be authorized dealers and to get identification from buyers. A hearing was scheduled for 9 a.m.

04/02/2013

Everett Basham

Gun Cache, Homemade Bomb Found At Home Of Man Accused In State Senator Threat

Police found 26 guns, thousands of bullets and dozens of high-capacity ammunition magazines at the home of a Santa Clara man charged with threatening to kill a state lawmaker over proposed gun control legislation, according to search warrants unsealed Thursday.

03/28/2013