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Gun Control

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

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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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Sunnyvale Voters To Consider Tough Gun Control Measure

The Sunnyvale city council has voted to put a gun safety measure on the November ballot that would prohibit the sale of weapons holding more than 10 rounds.

07/18/2013

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California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control Bills

The bills that passed between the Senate and the Assembly would expand the list of people who are prohibited from owning firearms, require permits and a fee when buying ammunition, and ban semi-automatic rifles with detachable ammunition magazines.

05/29/2013

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Bay Area Startup Creates Technology To Let Gun Owners Remotely Disable Weapons

A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.

05/21/2013

Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, where a gunman opened fire and killed five schoolchildren on January 17, 1989. (CBS)

Stockton School Shooting Survivors On Differing Sides Of Gun Debate

When a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut late last year, it sent a shudder and a flashback through the people of Stockton.

05/14/2013

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

Oakland Tries To Circumvent California Gun Control Rules

A public hearing was scheduled for Friday in Oakland to discuss a proposed state law that would allow Oakland to essentially circumvent California’s existing gun regulations in favor of something one city councilwoman suggested is better suited for violence-plagued Oakland.

05/13/2013

Cube® 3D Printers for sale at Staples. (Staples/Cube)

Larry Magid: 3-D Printers Available In Stores; Safety Concerns Raised

Staples has become the first big-box retailer to start selling 3-D printers despite concerns they can be used to print a working gun.

05/07/2013

Agents with the California Department of Justice search for people who have lost the right to carry firearms, as part of the Armed and Prohibitive Persons Program. (CBS)

Calif. Agents Detail Risks Of Seizing Guns From Felons, Mentally Ill

Since the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, agents for the California Department of Justice have ramped up seizures of guns from people who have lost the right to carry firearms, particularly those who are mentally disturbed.

05/04/2013

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

Gov. Brown Signs Bills To Speed Up Gun Seizures

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation expanding the ability of state agents to seize firearms from nearly 20,000 Californians who are not allowed to have them.

05/01/2013

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