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

NRA Loses Latest Challenge To San Francisco Gun, Bullet Regulations

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.

03/25/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

Outspoken Conservative Assemblyman To Challenge Gov. Brown In 2014

Republican Assemblyman Tim Donnelly on Tuesday announced his 2014 bid for California governor, wading into a race against Gov. Jerry Brown despite the incumbent’s seemingly unstoppable money and campaign machinery.

11/05/2013

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

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KPIX 5 Poll: Californians Say Gun Control More Important Than Gun Rights

Half of all Californians believe it is more important to control gun ownership than it is to protect the rights of American citizens to own guns, according to a KPIX-TV poll released Thursday.

04/11/2013

Bullets and a clip. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Vallejo Gun Rights Meeting Draws Overflow Crowd

An overflow crowd at Vallejo City Hall Wednesday night debated the future of gun rights in America at a town hall style meeting called by the North Bay Congressman leading the House effort on gun control legislation.

01/10/2013

A man checks a rifle a the reception desk of a gun show in Del Mar, California. (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

Limited California Ban On Carrying Rifles Heads To Gov. Brown

A bill that would ban the public display of rifles and shotguns in most California cities and towns is on its way to the governor over stiff objections from numerous lawmakers.

08/29/2012

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Open Carry Advocates Protest At Concord Mall

Open carry gun activists gathered outside of Concord’s Sunvalley Shopping Center Wednesday night in response to an incident a week ago in which police stopped two people carrying unloaded guns as they walked outside a mall restaurant.

12/15/2011

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California Assembly Bans Open Carrying Of Unloaded Guns

The California Assembly has approved a bill to prohibit openly carrying unloaded handguns in public after a debate that pitted gun rights proponents against chiefs of police.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011

Californians Still Allowed to Publicly Carry Unloaded Weapons

California lawmakers rejected a bill that would have made it illegal to carry unloaded guns in public. The Senate narrowly approved the measure Tuesday, but it failed in the Assembly.

09/01/2010

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