California Assembly Passes Open Carry Ban

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California Assembly Passes Open Carry Ban
California Assembly Passes Open Carry Ban
California Assembly Passes Open Carry Ban
California Assembly Passes Open Carry Ban

The California Assembly approved a bill Monday to prohibit openly carrying unloaded handguns in public after a debate that pitted gun rights proponents against chiefs of police.

The bill, AB144, would make it a misdemeanor to carry an exposed and unloaded gun in a public place, street or vehicle except in some unincorporated areas. It was approved 45-29 largely along party lines and moves to the Senate.

Read more at the Associated Press