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Gun Control

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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

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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

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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

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