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New gun restrictions are coming to California in 2018. Here’s what they mean to you

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December 13, 2017  The Sacramento Bee

California’s more than 6 million gun owners are going to see new restrictions in 2018 stemming from sweeping regulations lawmakers and voters have approved over the past two years. Continue reading New gun restrictions are coming to California in 2018. Here’s what they mean to you

House approves concealed-carry reciprocity, gun bill faces challenge in Senate

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December 6, 2017  FoxNews

House Republicans on Wednesday voted in favor of making concealed-carry permits valid across state lines, scoring a major victory for gun-rights supporters. Continue reading House approves concealed-carry reciprocity, gun bill faces challenge in Senate

House panel backs bill expanding gun owners’ rights

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December 1, 2017  The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — A key House committee on Wednesday approved a Republican bill to expand gun owners’ rights — the first gun legislation since mass shootings in Las Vegas and Texas killed more than 80 people. Continue reading House panel backs bill expanding gun owners’ rights

Jeff Flake, Martin Heinrich introduce bill to close domestic violence loophole in military

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November 8, 2017  CBS News

Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-New Mexico, and Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that they hope will increase the transparency and reporting of domestic violence in the military in the wake of the Texas church mass shooting. Continue reading Jeff Flake, Martin Heinrich introduce bill to close domestic violence loophole in military

Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover

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October 17, 2017  FoxNews

Strict gun laws passed in two states to require background checks for every firearm sale had virtually no effect, a new study has found. Continue reading Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover

Las Vegas mass shooting revives debate on high-capacity magazines

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October 8, 2017  Tribune News Service

SAN DIEGO – How many bullets are enough?

In California, both legislators and voters answered: 10. They pointed to mass shootings – Sandy Hook, Orlando, San Bernardino – saying it should be illegal to be able to inflict so much firepower without having to frequently pause to reload. The law they passed makes it a crime to possess gun magazines with more than 10 bullets. Continue reading Las Vegas mass shooting revives debate on high-capacity magazines