SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Californians would be limited to buying a maximum of one rifle or shotgun each month under proposed legislation in the state Assembly.
It would be the same limit currently in place for handguns.READ MORE: Updates: Strong Winds, Rain Moving Across Sacramento Region
Democratic Assemblyman Miguel Santiago of Los Angeles says his AB1674 responds to a trend of Californians purchasing more long guns than handguns in the last decade. He says it makes no sense that anyone can buy as many rifles or shotguns as they want at any time.READ MORE: Ironman California 2021 Triathlon Canceled Due To Safety Concerns Brought On By Powerful Storm
Other lawmakers last week introduced two bills aimed at closing a legal loophole that allows firearms manufacturers to include “bullet buttons” that let rifle owners rapidly exchange empty ammunition magazines for full ones.MORE NEWS: Will There Be Major Flooding In Sacramento? What You Can Expect From Sunday’s Storm
The bills follow a deadly terror attack involving assault rifles in San Bernardino last month.