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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.