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10-Day Waiting Period For California Gun Owners Struck Down, Applies Only To First-Time Buyers

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.

08/25/2014

Murder Suspect Elliot Rodger DOB 7/24/91

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.

06/11/2014

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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.

02/27/2014

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Court: California Concealed Weapons Rules Violate 2nd Amendment

A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

02/13/2014

AR-15 rifle with a "bullet button." (CBS)

NRA, SFPD Officers’ Group Sue City Over New Gun Control Measures

The National Rifle Association is suing on behalf of the San Francisco Veteran Police Officers Association over the city’s upcoming ban on the possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.

11/19/2013

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

Voters To Decide Controversial Gun Control Measure On Sunnyvale Ballot

Measure C would require all firearms to be locked up when not in use and is one of the more controversial items on the ballot for this Tuesday’s election.

11/04/2013

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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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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. using a poster of weapons as she speaks about gun legisalation, Wednesday, April 17, 2013, on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Senate Television)

U.S. Senate Blocks Gun Background Checks & Feinstein’s Assault Ban

U.S. Senate Republicans backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades on Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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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

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