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House Democrats Plan Vote to Criminalize Private Gun Sales This Week

House Democrats Plan Vote to Criminalize Private Gun Sales This Week

By AWR Hawkins   House Democrats plan to move legislation criminalizing private gun sales out of committee and get it to the floor for a vote this week. On January 8, Breitbart News reported that House Democrats introduced the legislation, dubbed H.R. 8, in honor of the eighth anniversary of the January 8, 2011, attack on Gabby Giffords. […]

California Democrats Reintroduce Gun Rationing Under Gov. Newsom

California Democrats Reintroduce Gun Rationing Under Gov. Newsom

By AWR Hawkins California Democrats reintroduced legislation on the day of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) inauguration in hopes of achieving a one-gun-a-month purchase limit for Californians. Lawmakers passed the legislation under Gov. Jerry Brown (D), but Brown vetoed the measure. CNBC reports that Newsom has made clear he is open to controls that Brown did not support. […]

ACLU Fighting California Democrats over Gun Control

ACLU Fighting California Democrats over Gun Control

By AWR Hawkins The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is pushing back against Democrats’ efforts to create further limitations on gun ownership based on mental health treatment. California Democrats are pushing to secure five gun controls before the legislative session ends. One of those controls would expand bans on gun ownership to include new prohibitions related […]

CA Legislative Committees Pass Seven Gun Control Bills

CA Legislative Committees Pass Seven Gun Control Bills

By AWR Hawkins A California Senate committee and an assembly committee passed a total of seven new gun control bills during the past week. The majority of the bills expand gun controls that are already in place. The Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) reported on the seven gun control bills: SB 746 (Portantino) – Passed by the committee with […]

CA Lawmakers Seek to Expand Gun Confiscation, Limit Number of Firearms Residents Can Buy

CA Lawmakers Seek to Expand Gun Confiscation, Limit Number of Firearms Residents Can Buy

By AWR Hawkins California lawmakers are pushing numerous gun control measures including an expansion of confiscatory orders and limits on the number of firearms residents can buy each month. Many of the lawmakers are claiming school shootings in Florida and Texas as the impetus for more gun control on law-abiding Californians. The Mercury News reports that Assemblyman Rob […]

California Dems Learn Gun Control Easy in Theory, Difficult in Reality

California Dems Learn Gun Control Easy in Theory, Difficult in Reality

By  AWR HAWKINS Since the passage of “Gunpocalypse” (June 30, 2016), and Proposition 63 (November 8, 2016), California Democrats have learned that gun control is easy to pass but difficult to implement. The problem for Democrats is that they have already passed so many gun laws that they have now begun trading the real for the […]