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California Governor Signs Six New Gun Control Laws

California Governor Signs Six New Gun Control Laws

California, one of the most virulent anti-Second Amendment states, just became even less friendly to gun owners. Gov. Jerry Brown signed six new gun control bills into law on Friday and vetoed five others that came across his desk, according to the Reason.com. These bills were introduced in response to the 2015 terrorist attacks in…

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California: Sacramento County Freezes New CCW Permit Applications, Cites Budget Cuts

California: Sacramento County Freezes New CCW Permit Applications, Cites Budget Cuts

The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department recently announced a short-term freeze in the processing of CCW permits for new applicants.  Due to budget concerns, the department's Concealed Weapons Unit will only be processing renewals until the new fiscal year starts on July 1st.  Other CCW related services, including on-call hours and appointments within the CCW Unit,…

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California School Districted Allows CCW on Campus

California School Districted Allows CCW on Campus

Kingsburg Joint High School District, located in Kingsburg, Fresno County, California approved a new policy allowing select teachers to carry CCW on campus.  The school board unanimously approved the measure on Monday. The new policy does not give faculty and staff blanket position to carry. Rather, it permits up to five employees of the school…

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Mass Shooting in San Bernardino; Multiple Causalities Reported

Mass Shooting in San Bernardino; Multiple Causalities Reported

At approximately 2:00PM local time, San Bernardino California emergency responders reported a mass shooting incident. At this time, reports indicate that upwards of 14 people are dead and up to 20 more may be injured. Details are scarce and difficult to confirm. For the moment, here's what we are hearing most often. Eyewitnesses and law enforcement confirm up to…

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UC Merced Hero Changes Position on Concealed Weapons, Says He Wishes He'd Had One

UC Merced Hero Changes Position on Concealed Weapons, Says He Wishes He’d Had One

Byron Price is a family man, a father of four, and a contractor. He was working at the University of California Merced on November 4th when 18-year-old student Faisal Mohammad, of Santa Clara, began his attempted murder spree. Seeing a commotion, Price approached the scene anticipating a student fight. Instead, he found himself confronted with the knife wielding…

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New California Law Bans Concealed Carry on Campus

New California Law Bans Concealed Carry on Campus

On October 17th, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that expanded California's existing ban on campus concealed carry.  The new law is among the most stringent in the nation. Senate Bill 707 was authored by Se. Lois Wolk (D-Davis), strengthened the existing restrictions on campus carry by banning concealed weapons on school, college, and university…

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