Despite $24 Million, California Only Cuts Gun-Seizure Backlog By 40 PercentThat leaves a backlog of nearly 13,000 gun owners who bought firearms legally but were later convicted of a felony or a violent misdemeanor, became subject to a domestic violence restraining order or were determined to be mentally unstable.
Gun Control Opponents Say Campus Firearm Ban Won't Make People SaferSenate Bill 707 goes into effect Jan 1 expanding the current ban of handguns on school and college grounds to include concealed weapons.
Black Friday Brings Surge Of Gun Sales, Testing The Limits Of Background Check SystemMore gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.
Alleged Firearms Manufacturer Known As 'Dr. Death' Arrested, IndictedA man known as “Dr. Death” has been arrested and indicted on charges of illegally making guns.
Calif. Firearms Bills Would Enact Strict RulesGov. Jerry Brown is set to consider more than a dozen bills that supporters and opponents alike agree would impose the nation's toughest restrictions on gun ownership if he signs the entire legislative package into law.
Sacramento Sheriff's Deputies, 2 Others Indicted In Gun-Selling SchemeFederal prosecutors announced charges Friday against two Sacramento County sheriff's deputies accused of illegally selling dozens of weapons, some of which authorities say fell into the hands of criminals.