Legislation

SEPT ACTION ALERT! CALL GOV BROWN TO SIGN THESE GUN SAFETY BILLS

SEPT ACTION ALERT! CALL GOV BROWN TO SIGN THESE GUN SAFETY BILLS

TAKE ACTION! CALL GOVERNOR BROWN (916) 445-2841. Urge him to sign these gun safety bills into law today. When it comes to bills about gun safety, the Governor weighs his decision heavily on popular vote. Help CAGV see all of our hard work come to fruition. All bills must be signed by September 30. SB […]

California Legislation Passed in 2017

California Legislation Passed in 2017

2017 Legislation Passed in California California continues to lead the nation in gun violence prevention legislation! SB 536 – GVRO (GunViolenceRestrainingOrder) Research. AB 7 – Long Gun Open Carry. AB 785 – Disarm Hate Act. AB 1525 – Firearm Information Act. AB 424 – No Concealed Carry on K–12 School Grounds. DETAILS OF EACH BILL […]

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 […]