Gun Control

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

Everett Basham

Santa Clara Man Pleads No Contest For Threat Against State Sen. Yee

A Santa Clara engineer charged with threatening a state lawmaker over a firearms bill pleaded no contest Monday to seven felony and three misdemeanor charges.

10/28/2013

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

Gun Rights Groups Announce Recall Campaigns Against California Lawmakers

Gun rights advocates announced on Thursday that they will attempt to recall Assembly Speaker John Perez and four other Democratic legislators for enacting a series of new control law in California.

10/25/2013

handgun generic, gun, pistol

Gun Owners’ Groups Eye Recall Campaigns Against California Lawmakers

Gun owners groups said Thursday they are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic lawmakers in California, including Assembly Speaker John Perez, for supporting a variety of firearms bills this year.

10/24/2013

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

SF Supervisors To Vote On Firearm And Ammunition Controls

San Francisco Supervisors will soon be voting on some new controls on the use and ownership of firearms and ammunition. The legislation was approved by a supervisors’ committee this week.

10/14/2013

A California-legal AR-15 clone (FAR-15) with a 10 round magazine. Other notable features include pinned and welded muzzle brake, forward assist, "Bullet Button", collapsible stock, and Aimpoint CompM4 (sight optic) mounted on the top rail. (Igor at work/Wikimedia Commons)

Bill To Ban ‘Bullet Button’ Awaits Gov. Brown’s Signature

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.

10/09/2013

A magazine for a AR-15 rifle is seen with ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bill To Ban High-Capacity Ammo Magazines Dies In State Legislature

A proposal that would have banned ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 bullets has died in the state Legislature.

09/12/2013

weapon, assault, rifle,

Berkeley Lawmaker’s Gun Control Bill Heads To Gov. Brown’s Desk

Assembly 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.

09/12/2013

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