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.
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has made the latest move in the ongoing battle over two local gun safety ordinances.
Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.
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.
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.
A federal judge has rejected a National Rifle Association effort to block enforcement of San Francisco gun laws.
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.
Beginning February 1st, gun dealers in California who sell handgun ammunition will have to get more information from customers.