New California Laws Take Effect Addressing Issues From Assault Rifles To Student LoansJuly 1 marks not only the beginning of a new fiscal year for the State of California, it's also the day some new laws will go into effect.
California Appeals Federal Judge's Ruling That Overturned State's Assault Weapons BanCalifornia is appealing last week's ruling by a federal judge that overturned the state's longtime ban on assault-style weapons, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced Thursday.
California Lawmakers Take Aim At Jumpstarting 'Microstamps' On HandgunsGun control advocates are making a new attempt to force the gun industry to comply with California's unique law requiring individual identifiers on all bullet casings, a mandate that has been toothless since it was approved in 2007.
Appeals Court Eyes California Ban On High-Capacity 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.
UC Davis Study: COVID-19 Concerns Causing Spike In Sales To First-Time Gun OwnersA new UC Davis study indicates gun sales have spiked in California since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and many people buying firearms are first-time gun owners.
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 so-called "ghost guns" that can be built from parts with little ability to track or regulate the owners.
9th Circuit Ends California Ban On High-Capacity MagazinesA three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday threw out California's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines, saying the law violates the U.S. Constitution's protection of the right to bear firearms.
Family Of Slain Sacramento Librarian Amber Clark Now Suing Police And ProsecutorsThe lawsuit seeks the release of tracing result from the weapon allegedly used in her killing.
Bloomberg Sees California As Model On Climate Change, GunsThe Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State.
Study: Youth In States Requiring Universal Background Checks Are Less Likely To Carry Guns To SchoolHigh school students in states that require universal background checks on all prospective gun buyers are less likely to carry guns compared to students in states that require background checks only on sales through federally licensed firearms dealers, according to a new study.
Walmart Asks Customers Not To Openly Carry Guns In Stores And Halts Some Ammo Sales
California Lawmakers Eye Bills On Vaccines, Guns, HousingCalifornia state lawmakers have just two weeks remaining in their session to sort through hundreds of bills, some addressing volatile topics such as vaccinating children and shootings by police.
Study: 'Red Flag' Laws Can Play Role In Preventing Mass ShootingsDetermining how to prevent mass shootings in the United States has been a complicated debate, but there's new evidence that one intervention could play a role in reducing the violence: "red flag" orders.
New Lawsuit Challenges California's Assault Weapons BanA gun rights group is taking on California's ban on assault weapons.
One California City Mayor Wants All Gun Owners To Have Liability InsuranceIn the wake of mass shootings around the country, the mayor of one California city wants to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons.