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10-Day Waiting Period For California Gun Owners Struck Down, Applies Only To First-Time Buyers

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.

08/25/2014

Guns for sale at Templar Sports in Los Gatos. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Consider Anti-Gun Violence Restraining Order

The deadly Isla Vista shootings last spring has prompted state lawmakers to consider an anti-gun violence restraining order. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s bill is modeled after California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.

08/19/2014

Television cameras record the arrival of former White House Press Secretary James Brady (2nd R) as he and his son, Scott Brady (R), visit the press briefing room that bears his name in the West Wing of the White House March 30, 2011 in Washington, DC. Brady was visiting the White House on the 30th anniversary of the day he was shot in the head by John Hinckley, Jr., during his attempted assassination former President Ronald Reagan March 30, 1981. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Assassination Survivor And Gun Control Advocate James Brady Dead At 73

Brady suffered a bullet wound to his head outside the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, 1981. Although he returned to the White House only briefly, he was allowed to keep the title of presidential press secretary and his White House salary until Reagan left office in January 1989.

08/04/2014

Weapons surrendered during a gun buyback program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bills Imposing Tighter Gun Controls In California

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that are intended to keep firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them.

07/18/2014

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Final Issue Features ‘Archie’ Saving Life Of Comic’s 1st Openly Gay Character Also Pushing Gun Control

For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the do-gooder comic book icon.

07/14/2014

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Man Who Threatened To Kill State Sen. Leland Yee Faces 10 Year Sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to threatening state Sen. Leland Yee last year and was found in possession of bombs and assault weapons at his Santa Clara home is facing up to 10 years in prison, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

06/18/2014

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Isla Vista Massacre Prompts New California Gun Legislation Forcing Officers To Check Firearm Registration Records During Routine ‘Welfare Checks’

Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as part of routine welfare checks under legislation proposed in the wake of the deadly rampage last month near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

06/11/2014

Snoop Dogg performs during day 3 of the 2012 Coachella Music Festival at The Empire Polo Club on April 15, 2012 in Indio, California.  (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)

Snoop Dogg, MC Hammer, Joe Montana To Host SF Benefit For Gun Control Campaign

Entertainment heavyweights and sports icons are banding together for “No Guns Allowed,” a non-partisan anti-gun violence campaign and partnership between Snoop Dogg and the League of Young Voters.

05/29/2014

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NRA Seeks To Block Sunnyvale Gun Magazine Ban

The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.

03/10/2014

AR-15 rifle with a "bullet button." (CBS)

Judge Upholds Sunnyvale Ban On High-Capacity Gun Magazines

A judge on Wednesday upheld a Bay Area city’s ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets, the second similar ruling from a federal court in less than a month.

03/05/2014

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