SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The California Legislature is considering up to a dozen gun control bills as Democrats try a last-ditch effort to convince Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to drop his proposed ballot initiative.
The Senate voted Thursday to allow co-workers, mental health workers or others with concerns to seek a restraining order preventing someone from buying or possessing a gun. Senators also voted to restrict all gun purchases to one per month per person, a limit that currently applies only to handguns.READ MORE: Large Fight At Park In Natomas Leaves 1 Man Dead
The Assembly voted to regulate ammunition sales and to ban assault rifles with bullet-buttons that allow a shooter to quickly change magazines.READ MORE: Palo Alto Woman Alexandra Souverneva Accused Of Starting Fawn Fire In Shasta County
Lawmakers are rushing to send gun measures to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in an effort to persuade Newsom, a fellow Democrat, to drop his competing gun-control ballot initiative.MORE NEWS: Reality Sets In For Fawn Fire Evacuees In Shasta County
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