California Has Toughest Gun Control Laws in USA: Californians Unable to Defend Themselves from Terrorists

SACRAMENTO — California has the toughest gun control laws in the nation, receiving an A- grade in a state-by-state analysis by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, officials said Monday.

In the year after a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, eight states, including California, passed “major gun reforms,” said Amanda Wilcox, the legislation and policy chair for the California Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

California chapters of the Brady Campaign supported 18 bills sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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“A record 11 bills were signed into law, including measures to keep guns out of dangerous hands and closing loopholes in California’s law prohibiting large capacity magazines,” Wilcox said. “The research shows that strong gun laws can keep people safe from gun violence. We know that California’s strong gun laws are saving lives.”

Advocates for gun owners did not dispute California’s ranking, although one put it differently.

“We definitely have the most oppressive and intrusive violations of the 2nd Amendment of any state in the country,” said Sam Paredes, executive director of the group Gun Owners of California.

Advocates for gun control plan next year to push for approval of SB 53, California legislation held up this year that would require people who buy ammunition to undergo background checks and get permits, she said.

3amprotection-gunThe Brady study identifies the regulation of ammunition as “an important gap in California law.”

Wilcox said her group also still wants Congress to act on key gun bills, including one requiring background checks for all gun sales.

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One Comment

  1. Politicians become more emboldened with their anti 2nd Amendment laws each time Governor Brown signs one of their gun control bills into law. Where will it end. Will it end with so many laws that the politicians effectively abrogate the 2nd Amendment? What recourse do citizens have when lawmakers make laws that abrogate any of our Rights? Surely the only recourse available to the citizen is not limited to war!

    Nevertheless, when the Judicial Branch conspires with the Legislative and Executive Branch to nullify a citizens Constitutional Rights, treason would seem to be the result. Treason by one’s government warrants war to restore our Constitutional Republic. The alternative is to do nothing. This I find objectionable, as well as, violating the legacy that our founders entrusted future generations with!

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