Newsom, Legislators Announce Effort To Expedite Gun Control Measures In California In Wake Of Texas School ShootingNewsom said he expects his fellow Democrats who control the Legislature to send him “well over a dozen” gun control bills by the end of June, adding to what already are some of the nation's toughest restrictions.
California Gov. Newsom Criticizes GOP After Texas School Shooting: 'Who The Hell Are We If We Cannot Keep Our Kids Safe'California Gov. Gavin Newsom immediately criticized Republicans after a shooting at an elementary school in Texas killed at least 19 students and two adults on Tuesday.
In Wake Of Texas School Shooting, California Moves Toward Allowing Lawsuits Over Illegal GunsHours after a deadly elementary school shooting in Texas, California senators on Tuesday approved giving people the power to sue those who traffic in illegal firearms, mimicking a Texas law that is intended to deter abortions.
Appeals Court Rules California's Under-21 Gun Sales Ban UnconstitutionalA U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday that California's ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults under 21 is unconstitutional.
California Lawmakers Target Gunmakers, Ghost Guns In BillsCalifornia state lawmakers advanced a measure Tuesday that would make it easier to skirt a federal law in order to sue gun-makers, legislation that opponents say is ultimately aimed at driving manufacturers out of business.
California Bill That Would Have Required Parents With Guns To Tell Schools Dies In CommitteeEven in California, home to some of the nation's strictest firearms laws, a bill requiring parents to tell school officials if they keep guns in the house went too far to move ahead in the Legislature.
California AG: Agents Seized Nearly 1,500 Illegal Guns In 2021A surge in gun purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic, including those bought by people who are prohibited from having firearms, prompted state law enforcement last year to mount an aggressive push to seize nearly 1,500 weapons through a unique California program, authorities said Wednesday.
California Bill, Modeled After Texas Abortion Law, Would Allow Citizens To Enforce Weapons BanA new bill in California would allow private citizens go after gun makers in the same way Texas lets them target abortion providers.
California Assault Weapon Owners Face Registration DeadlineCalifornia gun owners starting Thursday are getting a second chance to register and keep a type of firearm that is now illegal to buy under the state's expanded definition of assault weapons.
Appeals Court Upholds California's Ban On High-Capacity MagazinesThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned two lower court judges and upheld California's ban on high-capacity magazines Tuesday in a split decision that may be headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
NorCal Town To Destroy Seized Stockpile Of Guns, Not Sell ThemLeaders of a small Northern California city voted to destroy about 200 guns that have accumulated in a police evidence locker rather than sell any of them at auction.