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Gun Control

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

Everett Basham

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

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Compares Obama To Hitler On Gun Control

A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

03/04/2014

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

Sunnyvale Voters Approve Gun Control By Wide Margin

Measure C, which asked Sunnyvale voters to approve four city ordinances related to gun safety and the controls on ammunition sales, passed with more than 66 percent of the vote.

11/06/2013

Bullets and a clip. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Voters To Decide Controversial Gun Control Measure On Sunnyvale Ballot

Measure C would require all firearms to be locked up when not in use and is one of the more controversial items on the ballot for this Tuesday’s election.

11/04/2013

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