Tag: Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom

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California Passes ‘Gunpocalypse’: War on 2nd Amendment

On June 30 lawmakers declared “full-blown war” on the Second Amendment by giving final approval to a body of gun control legislation known as “gunpocalypse.” It now sits on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

Emma Solorzano, 13, of Jefferson, holds a sign saying Gun Free Zones Make Me a Target at a rally protesting gun control legislation and supporting gun rights in Wiscasset on Saturday, March 9, 2013, About 175 people attended the rally, which was organized by Jessica Beckwith of Lewiston, who is …

CA GOP Opposes Marijuana, Gun Control Initiatives

On Sunday, the California GOP voted to endorse a ballot initiative to “hasten death penalty appeals” while opposing initiatives legalizing recreational marijuana, expanding gun control, and mandating condoms in pornography.

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Lt. Gov Pushes Ballot Initiative Requiring Background Checks for Ammo Purchases

On October 14, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he will begin pushing a ballot initiative to require background checks for ammunition purchasers and to implement a statewide ban on the possession of any ammunition magazines larger than the ones Elliot Rodger used in his 2014 Santa Barbara attack.