Legislation

Assemblymember Das Williams and Amanda Wilcox, Legislation & Policy Chair, CA Brady Campaign Chapters Testifying on AB 1014 at a Senate Public Safety Committee Hearing June 2014.

2014 California State Legislation. Victory Update!

(Image above: Assemblymember Das Williams and Amanda Wilcox, Legislation & Policy Chair, CA Brady Campaign Chapters Testifying on AB 1014 at a Senate Public Safety Committee Hearing June 2014.) AB 1964 UNSAFE HANDGUN – SINGLE SHOT EXEMPTION – Dickinson, (Sacramento) SIGNED INTO LAW JULY 18th BY GOVERNOR BROWN! California law requires that all semiautomatic handguns models sold in the […]

Smart Guns Aim to Dumb Down Gun Industry

Smart Guns Aim to Dumb Down Gun Industry

Will SMART GUNS have an effect on the gun industry? Not if the National Rifle Association (NRA) can prevent it. Technology for owner-authorized or smart guns has long been hoped for and discussed. A personalized handgun could prevent children from being able to fire the weapon or stolen guns used by criminals. President Obama discussed […]

The Courts

“It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.” —Justice Antonin Scalia  NATIONAL Feb.23, 2014 —The U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider whether the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms applies outside the home. In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled that the […]

“CIVIL IMMUNITY”

GUN MANUFACTURERS ARE NEVER LIABLE The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act bans lawsuits against gun dealers and manufacturers “for the harm caused by those who criminally or unlawfully misuse firearm products.” The law was passed under intense pressure from the National Rifle Association (NRA) amid a number of lawsuits by city governments that […]