Contact Your Reps!

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Club News, Government, Guns, In the News, Legislation
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 include rifles and shotguns. SB 464 would create government mandated standards for how firearms retailers must secure and store their firearms when they are closed for business, while allowing different laws, ordinances or regulations governing retailers' security measures to be adopted by any local jurisdiction. AB 1525 would add to the packaging and literature warnings that are already required, without increasing public safety, and needlessly increasing production and distribution costs for manufacturers and operational costs…
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Non-Lead Ammo – Phase 2

Arroyo Grande Sportsmans Club, Government, Guns, Hunting, In the News, Legislation, NSSF
As part of California's ban on the use of traditional ammunition for hunting, Phase 2 of the nonleaded ammunition implementation process will begin tomorrow.  Per the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, "Effective July 1, 2016, nonlead shot will be required when taking upland game birds with a shotgun, except for dove, quail, snipe, and any game birds taken on licensed game bird clubs. In addition, nonlead shot will be required when using a shotgun to take resident small game mammals, furbearing mammals, nongame mammals, nongame birds, and any wildlife for depredation purposes." This is the second of three phases.  The final phase, effective July 1, 2019, will require the use of nonleaded ammunition for ALL hunting in California. *Information received from nssf.org.
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