California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.
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.
California Considers Gun Restriction Law For Mentally Unstable People After Isla Vista Killing Rampage
California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.
The parents of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara have spoken out for the first time, calling for change to prevent future tragedies.
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.
The father of a college student who was gunned down in the May 23 rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara has met privately with the father of his son’s killer.
Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage
The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.
Thousands gathered at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday to mourn six students killed in a weekend rampage as California lawmakers proposed new ways of keeping guns out of the hands of disturbed killers.
San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree
Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura’s Law in San Francisco.
An Alamo resident and college freshman is recovering in a hospital after being struck and seriously injured in a violent rampage near the University of California at Santa Barbara campus on Friday night that left six dead and more than a dozen injured.