Fishing Tackle Ban

Assemblymember Bill Quirk has introduced AB2787 that will make it impossible to purchase lead fishing weights and sinkers that are approximately 1.75 ounces or less. Widely considered “a solution in search of a problem,” the proposed legislation will hurt California… Continue Reading

Modern Fish Act

The Modern Fish Act aims to improve access to America’s federal waters and promotes the conservation of natural marine resources.  The bill is designed to provide federal managers with the tools to effectively manage 11 million recreational saltwater anglers in… Continue Reading

Gun-Related Bills in Legislature

There are a number of bills in the California Legislature that can impact our second amendment rights.  We recommend contacting your representatives and encouraging them to oppose/support the following bills: OPPOSE Assembly Bill 3– Would raise the age to purchase… Continue Reading

H.R. 2810

President Trump recently signed H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA) into law.  Included in the law is a provision that would require military surplus M1911 and M1911A1 pistols (1911s) to be made available for… Continue Reading

New 2017 and 2018 Gun Laws

Bullet Ban – AB 1135 & SB 880 change the definition of “assault weapon” to include semi-automatic centerfire, rifles and pistols that do not have fixed magazines and one or more prohibited feature. The “Ghost Gun” – AB857 requires anyone who… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

CRPA News

We encourage you to take a look at these two articles published by the California Rifle and Pistol Association: The Battle Begins In Sacramento Breaking: Appeals Court Says Lawsuit Challenging California’s Microstamping Law Can Proceed!    

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… Continue Reading