9th Circuit Court of Appeals Eyes California Ban on High-Capacity Ammo MagazinesA federal appeals court said Thursday that it will reconsider a three-judge court’s split ruling last year throwing out California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, a decision with potential impact in other states.
California Sues US Regulator in Bid to Deter 'Ghost Guns'Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California's attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on "ghost guns" that can be built from parts and make it difficult to track or regulate owners.
California Takes Steps to Force Registration of Homemade 'Ghost Guns'A gun used in last week's deadly school shooting in Santa Clarita was made from parts; an untraceable, so-called ghost gun. The use of homemade firearms is part of a growing and dangerous trend.
Restraining Order Issued To Stop Release Of 3D Plastic Gun BlueprintsA federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
California Cracks Down On 'Ghost Guns,' Requiring Serial NumbersCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation requiring hobbyists who assemble homemade guns to apply for a serial number and submit to a background check.
Convicted Felon Found With 'Ghost Guns' Was San Jose Airport WorkerA convicted felon who worked behind the security perimeter at San Jose’s Mineta Airport was arrested on weapons charges after ATF agents found rifles, a pistol, and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition in his home.