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NRA Sues the State of California

NRA Sues the State of California!

California is not known to gun lovers as a friendly state. Some might call it openly hostile to those who believe in the Second Amendment. But the state affiliate chapter of the NRA has made a bold move and filed a lawsuit against the state in an attempt to fully restore the freedoms afforded by…

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Veto Gunmaggedon: Combating California’s Latest Gun Grab

Veto Gunmaggedon: Combating California’s Latest Gun Grab

  Last month, California Governor Jerry Brown signed several anti-gun bills that would severely restrict Californians’ Second Amendment rights. In order to combat these stringent gun laws, pro-gun advocates – known as “Veto Gunmaggedon” – have to collect 365,880 signatures within 90 days of the Governor signing the bills. Collecting signatures and going through the…

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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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Charles Nichols Brings Unloaded Open Rifle Carry to Redondo Beach, CA

Charles Nichols Brings Unloaded Open Rifle Carry to Redondo Beach, CA

The California State Assembly recently passed a law banning open carry of unloaded handguns.  Now some activists are bringing unloaded rifles out in protest.  His stance: "Since California has made it illegal to carry a handgun, I have to carry a shotgun. People should be allowed to defend themselves in public." Charles Nichols brought his unloaded 12-gauge Harrington…

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SAF, Calguns Foundation Sue California Over Firearms Statute

SAF, Calguns Foundation Sue California Over Firearms Statute

The Second Amendment Foundation has joined the Calguns Foundation and three California citizens in a federal lawsuit against the California Department of Justice and Attorney General Kamala Harris, challenging the state's requirement that gun owners wait at least ten days before taking possession of an additional firearm. The case is known as Jeff Silvester et.al. v…

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Sacramento: Long Wait for Concealed Weapon Licenses

Sacramento: Long Wait for Concealed Weapon Licenses

Sheriff Scott Jones is a staunch believer of one's right to bear arms. "The recent budget cuts, a lot of officers are getting laid off," said gun owner John Montgomery, about his reason for wanting a concealed weapon license. "Personal protection for my family." *"People want to protect themselves and protect their families. And we…

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Shall-issue Sacramento County Seeing Big Increase in Permits

Shall-issue Sacramento County Seeing Big Increase in Permits

KCRA in Sacremento is reporting a large increase in carry permit applications, thanks to a lawsuit by the Calguns Foundation and the Second Amendment Foundation that was settled back in October 2010.  The settlement involved the county agreeing to move to a shall-issue permitting system. Residents are concerned about public safety because of the layoff…

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