Gun Bills You Need to Know About

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, In the News, Legislation
There's a lot at stake this election year when it comes to our second amendment rights.  We have put together a reference sheet that we encourage you to read over and share with family and friends.  There are 14 different bills that will impact all of us. These bills have gone through assembly and senate, then on the opposite (assembly to senate; senate to assembly), they are now back in their original destination (assembly or senate) with recommended changes and these now go to a final vote in the houses. We will be following these bills and update the document with the most current news as it is available. GUN BILLS – 2016 Remember, not all gun control bills are listed in the title but hidden in a bill that has…
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Voters Do Not Support Firearm Lawsuits

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, In the News, Legislation, NSSF
A new study shows that 7 out of 10 American voters do not support lawsuits filed by crime victims when the guns manufacturers produce are used in illegal crimes.                                                                                                              (image from NSSF)   “The concept that an entire industry should not be held liable for the criminal or negligent use of products made and sold legally clearly makes sense to the overwhelming majority of the American public, as these poll results demonstrate” said Lawrence G. Keane,…
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Bills Moving Forward

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, Hunting, In the News, Legislation
On May 4th, the Public Safety Committee passed 4 anti-gun bills.  All 4 bills are schedule to be heard this Monday by the Senate Appropriations Committee. In summary, the bills are: AB 156 - Place unjustified and burdensome restrictions on the purchase of ammunition. AB 857 - Requires serial numbers to be requested from the DOJ for curios, relics and home-built firearms. AB 1135 - Would classify legally owned semi-automatic rifles as "assault weapons". AB 1511 - Would prohibit you from loaning a gun to anyone other than a family member who is in the field of hunting unless conducted through an authorized dealer. We encourage you to contact members of the Senate now and encourage them to oppose these bills.
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Understanding Concealed Carry

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, NRA
                                                                                                                  (image via American Rifleman) The idea of a concealed carry is appealing, especially today as our gun rights are constantly being challenged and so is our safety.  American Rifleman points out a few of the important questions you should ask yourself before purchasing a firearm to carry outside your home. Do you understand the legalities of a concealed carry in your state? Are you prepared to alter your daily routine? Do you trust your…
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Junior Deer Hunt

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Club News, Events, Hunting, Youth
Get your tickets now for AGSC’s Junior Deer Hunt. The drawing will take place at the Summer Banquet on June 25th. Tickets are available at The Outdoorsman, Wildlife Arts, Brisco’s, Central Coast Archery and Four Seasons Sporting Goods. This exceptional guided hunt (which has had a 100 percent success rate) is for one junior and one observer on a private ranch. The hunt includes safety instruction and assisted field care, venison processing from Phil’s Catering, and a European Mount from Wildlife Arts. The hunt is valued at $3000. Tickets are $20 or six for $100. Proceeds from this hunt will benefit local youth programs sponsored by AGSC.
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Committee Meeting

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, Hunting, In the News, Legislation, NRA
The Assembly Committee on Public Safety will have a hearing on Tuesday, April 12th at 9:00 am.  The following firearm-related bills are expected to be heard: AB 2459 - OPPOSE AB 2508 - SUPPORT AB 2340 - SUPPORT We encourage you to contact members of the committee and urge them to support AB 2508 & AB 2340, and oppose AB 2459. Click here for assembly contact information.
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