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

California Lawmakers Consider Anti-Gun Violence Restraining Order

The deadly Isla Vista shootings last spring has prompted state lawmakers to consider an anti-gun violence restraining order. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s bill is modeled after California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.

08/19/2014

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Gun Cache, Homemade Bomb Found At Home Of Man Accused In State Senator Threat

Police found 26 guns, thousands of bullets and dozens of high-capacity ammunition magazines at the home of a Santa Clara man charged with threatening to kill a state lawmaker over proposed gun control legislation, according to search warrants unsealed Thursday.

03/28/2013

A San Francisco police officer inspects a rifle that is being surrendered during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legal Wrangling Continues Over San Francisco’s Gun Safety Laws

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has made the latest move in the ongoing battle over two local gun safety ordinances.

03/08/2013

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California Democrats Push For Strictest Gun Laws In Nation

Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.

02/07/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Welcomes Proposed Federal Gun Laws, California Gun Advocates Balk

California already has strict gun laws but Gov. Jerry Brown said on Wednesday that he welcomes President Obama’s idea behind proposed gun laws at a federal level and said they would reduce the number of illegal guns in the state.

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Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator Feinstein To Introduce New Assault Weapon Legislation In Wake Of School Shooting

Democrats say meaningful action in the wake of last week’s elementary school shooting must include a ban on military-style assault weapons and a look at how the nation deals with individuals suffering from serious mental illness.

12/17/2012

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Federal Judge Rejects NRA Effort To Block San Francisco Gun Laws

A federal judge has rejected a National Rifle Association effort to block enforcement of San Francisco gun laws.

11/28/2012

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California Law Enforcement Unclear On Legality Of ‘Bullet Button’

California’s gun laws are so complicated, even many police departments don’t know how to interpret them. Case in point: the story of Mark Haynie.

06/21/2012

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Feb 1st Brings Stricter Gun Laws To California

Beginning February 1st, gun dealers in California who sell handgun ammunition will have to get more information from customers.

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