FBI: California Among Leaders In US Firearms Purchases As Numbers Skyrocket During PandemicAs the nation grapples with a global pandemic and images of some rioters causing damage after hijacking peaceful protests demanding racial justice, more and more Americans are buying firearms, with California among the leaders in purchases.
Federal Judge Blocks California Law Requiring Background Checks For Ammunition PurchasesA federal judge on Thursday blocked a California law requiring background checks for people buying ammunition, issuing a sharply worded rebuke of “onerous and convoluted” regulations that violate the constitutional right to bear arms.
Oakland Approves Ban On Background Checks For Prospective RentersFollowing a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday night, Oakland has now become the first city in California to ban criminal background checks on potential renters.
Gun Enthusiasts Find Nevada Loopholes In California Ammunition LawAfter two mass shootings in 24 hours left 29 people dead this past August there's been a rush to tighten gun laws nationwide. There's also been a rush to buy guns and ammunition before more restrictions are imposed.
Harris Proposes Taking On Domestic Terrorism With 'Red Flag' Law, Gun Background ChecksSen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to take on domestic terrorism, by making it harder for suspected individuals to get guns.
Glitches Snarl Start Of California's Ammo Background ChecksDealers are reporting delays and glitches with the state's online system.
California To Require Background Checks For Ammo PurchasesOn Monday, a far-reaching new initiative to curb violence will require background checks for every ammunition purchase.
SF District Attorney Sues 'Angie’s List' Over Background Checking ClaimThe San Francisco district attorney is suing Angie's List for false advertising with regards to background checking their service providers.
Uber To Up Its Background Checks For DriversUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
San Francisco Sues Defense Dept. Over Gun Check System FailuresThree large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.
Bipartisan Senate Bill To Improve Gun Background Checks AnnouncedA bipartisan group of US senators announced a bill Thursday to improve reporting in the instant background system.
2 Women Sue Uber Alleging Drivers Sexually Assaulted ThemTwo women are suing Uber, alleging that inadequate driver background checks and monitoring left them and thousands of others vulnerable to sexual assault.
Background Checks For Uber And Lyft Drivers Won't Require FingerprintingWhile a new policy will have Uber and Lyft drivers going through an annual background check for the first time, drivers still won't be fingerprinted.
Background Checks For Uber, Lyft Drivers To Begin In MassachusettsDrivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft will begin undergoing what Massachusetts officials say are the country's most stringent background checks.
Uber, Lyft Background Checks Toughen Up To Protect California RidersCalifornia ridesharing companies are facing stricter background checks in 2017.