Assembly Bill 2305 passed out of committee in California last week and “directly conflicts with the constitutional protections for carrying a firearm for self-defense as recently confirmed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals,” according to the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action.
According to a warning by NRA-ILA, AB 2305 “would significantly expand California law by imposing criminal liability if an individual unknowingly carries a firearm on or about his or her person.”
Assembly Bill 1609 passed as well, and it imposes “unnecessary limitations on the transfer of firearms by law-abiding citizens [by] requiring that all transfers be completed through a California gun dealer, regardless of the circumstances,” NRA-ILA notes.
Assembly Bill 1964 would also add many single shot pistols to California’s roster of “not safe” handguns.
And Assembly Bill 2310 “would reenact provisions authorizing a city prosecutor or city attorney in specified counties to file an action for unlawful detainer to abate a nuisance caused by an illegal conduct involving firearms or ammunition.”
These bills all passed out of committee and “now await their third reading on the assembly floor.”
A recent survey by the Public Policy Institute of California indicated that 56% of adults in the state believe the government is not doing enough to control guns, while 37% say the government already goes too far.
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