Two years ago, California State Senator Leland Yee told CBS: “It is extremely important that individuals in the state of California do not own assault weapons. I mean that is just so crystal clear—there is no debate, no discussion.” As a legislator, Yee supported strict gun control laws and was even named to the Brady Campaign’s Gun Violence Prevention Honor Roll. Last Wednesday, Yee received a five-year prison sentence for accepting bribes and trafficking in illegal arms. Is anyone still wondering how gun control legislation gets passed?
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The election of November 8, 2016, caused in elation to many and sorrow to others. Regardless whom you voted for in the Presidential election, we should all be feeling more than a little sorrow for the residents of California. In fact, we should be downright outraged. While California has never been known as being overly friendly to gun owners or manufacturers, new laws have truly changed the game and made it easier than ever for residents or travelers to run afoul of the law.
A gun without ammunition is really just an overpriced rock when it comes to self-defense. Although previous gun control attempts have failed in attempts to outlaw firearms and strip individuals of their Second Amendment rights, California it is trying to outflank us by targeting the ability to buy ammunition. This would be a nightmare for the law-abiding gun owners of California. Also, once successful in getting a law passed in one place, gun control tends to spread to other states. So ,even if you do not live in California, this has the potential to affect you in the future. Here is the full release from the Coalition for Civil Liberties – No on 63.
California is in for a busy anti-gun law-making year in 2016! More accurately, California has already had a busy year—even if many of the new laws will not go into effect until January 1, 2017. This makes the stakes for California’s gun owners some of the highest in the nation. It also foretells where the anti gunners may attack your Second Amendment rights in your state’s legislation or litigation and political fronts.
Do you think Obama’s anti-gun administration will find a way to implement universal background checks? The Dems’ new term “terrorist loophole”
U.S. Law Shield warned its members and others across the country not to travel to Los Angeles with any 10+ magazines after Nov. 18, 2015—unless a suit to stop the city’s newest magazine ban is successful.
One step forward…and two steps back so it may seem. Sometimes it feels like gun owners are continually fighting
There were both gun-rights victories and losses this past week. It’s no surprised that California’s gun restrictions are getting stricter
Presenting the Shooter’s Log weekly wrap up of the major news and trending stories that affect gun owners from August 23-29, 2015.
On Tuesday, July 28, the Los Angeles City Council voted 12-0 to ban the possession of firearm magazines that hold more
It’s not exactly a news flash to say the anti-gun loons from the left coast are imposing yet another gun law.
When the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) recently denied certiorari (review) in the case of Jackson v. City and County of San Francisco, gun owners were the losers.
California has become the first state to enact a statewide ban on the use of lead ammunition for hunting.
On March 26, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered that Peruta v. San Diego will be re-heard
A number of California firearms retailers have filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against state Attorney General Kamala Harris and the state’s Department of Justice on free-speech grounds.