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Gun Laws Effective Dates

2018 January 1 – Start date for requirement that ammunition sales or transfers be conducted through a licensed ammunition dealer.  Ammo purchased outside of California must first be shipped to a licensed dealer for pickup. July 1 – Start date for requirement that you get state permission before manufacturing or assembling a firearm. December 31…
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Contact Your Reps!

There are multiple bills pending that will be voted upon when Legislature returns from their recess next week.  We encourage you to contact your representatives and urge them to vote NO on the following bills: SB 497 would extend the current prohibition on purchasing more than one handgun within a 30 day period to also…
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Guns Laws and Crime

A recent report in Business Insider (with data collected by State Firearm Law) points out some interesting information about the correlation between gun laws and gun crime/suicides by state. California is listed as having the most gun laws with 104, while Alaska, Idaho, and Montana each have less than 4.  The average number of gun laws…
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Gun Bill UPDATE

We have issued a gun-bill-update-916-16 for your review. As you can see there are still seven bills that are sitting on the Governor’s desk waiting for him to sign or veto.  If the governor vetoes legislation after adjournment, bill must be returned to the legislature within 3 days after the beginning of the next session. The governor must sign or veto legislation within 15…
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The Second Amendment, and Your Rights.

Your gun rights are under attack! Many politicians and dangerous extremists are closing in to take your rights away. Those of us who do not take the time to follow and understand the steps being taken to take away any right are at fault. Following both California and federal anti-gun bills, and the proposed legislations…
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The Bills Explained

We have tried to explain each bill and it’s time for implementation.  Some are very complex and will require the Department of Justice to create new systems to accommodate the required data.  The flyer for informing gun owners of gun safety will be quite expensive to implement. Our guess is while signed implementation might be difficult…
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Friends of NRA – Youth Education Summit

The NRA is now accepting applications for the 2016 Youth Education Summit.  Current high school sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.  Students will receive an expense paid trip to Washington D.C. and the opportunity to earn $30,000 in college scholarships.  Students will learn about American history, government, and the NRA, while making friends with…
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Lead Ammo Compliance

The National Rifle Association along with the California Rifle and Pistol Association have put together a compliance handbook for California’s lead ammunition restrictions.  Click here to view the AB 711 Compliance Guide.