Legislation

THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW! #HonorWithAction

THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW! #HonorWithAction

THE TIME TO ACT IS NOW! CALL CONGRESS TODAY! (202) 224-3121 TELL THEM TO SUPPORT THESE BILLS: 1) H.R. 1565 & S. 2009: Universal Background Checks 2) S. 150: Comprehensive Assault Weapon Ban 3) H.R. 3947: Ban on Bumper Stocks 4) H.R. 4052: Ban on Large Capacity Magazines 5) H.R. 2598: Gun Violence Restraining Order TELL […]

ACTION ALERT: VOTE NO! H.R. 38/S.B. 446 Contact Your Elected Officials

ACTION ALERT: VOTE NO! H.R. 38/S.B. 446 Contact Your Elected Officials

ACTION ALERT! Federal Forced Concealed Carry Legislation: “ARM ANYONE” H.R. 38 & S.B. 446 California has MUCH to lose if “ARM ANYONE” becomes federal law. Our state has strict safety training and permitting requirements regarding who can carry a loaded, hidden gun in public, but a federal bill, H.R. 38, would force California to recognize […]

LAURA WILCOX
March 5, 1981 — January 10, 2001
Laura’s Law was named after Laura Wilcox who was shot and killed by a seriously mentally ill person in 2001. Amanda and Nick Wilcox, Laura’s parents, worked to advocate forAssembly Bill 1421 now known as Laura’s Law, which was signed into law by Governor Gray Davis in 2002.

Laura’s Law Update Santa Barbara

by Lynne Gibbs, Mental Health Family Advocate On April 21st, the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors failed to take action on a proposal to adopt Laura’s Law in Santa Barbara County, following an impassioned plea by the new Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services Director, Alice Gleghorn, that the department could not be ready to […]

Action Alert! CA Firearm Legislation

Dear Supporter, Our Senator Jackson is continually working hard for us, her constituents and California. Some years ago at one of CAGV’s events she expressed an unforgettable desire. She said that she always heard from the gun nuts, but she certainly would appreciate hearing from her supporters. Please grant that wish. Below is a sample support […]

Governor Signs Bill to Strengthen “Unsafe Handgun” Law

Governor Signs Bill to Strengthen “Unsafe Handgun” Law

 AB 1964 was a Top Priority of California Brady Campaign. Sacramento, Calif. – Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1964 on July 18th — legislation that will close a loophole that has allowed gun dealers to skirt California law and sell handguns without safety features. This legislation was a top priority of the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign […]