Posts Tagged ‘guns’

9th Circuit upholds right to bear arms

Friday, February 14th, 2014
More guns, less crime

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the most liberal in the federal system. Yet here's what it just did, as the Chronicle reported: "California must allow law-abiding citizens to carry concealed firearms in public, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, striking down the core of the state's p...

Legislature targets BB guns

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

SACRAMENTO -- Last year, Gov. Jerry Brown signed 11 gun control bills into law and vetoed seven. More gun bills are on the firing line this year -- even banning some BB guns. On Jan. 28, the California Senate passed Senate Bill 199, by state Sen. Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles. The vote was 23...

Despite Colorado recall, CA Legislature passes gun control bills

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

SACRAMENTO -- The surprising recall election of two Colorado Democratic lawmakers Tuesday for backing gun control laws was a warning shot for lawmakers across America eager for more gun control laws. Not for the Democratic supermajority in the California Legislature. More than two dozen gun co...

George Skelton wants your bullets

Monday, June 17th, 2013

June 17, 2013 By John Seiler The L.A. Times' anti-gun obsessive George Skelton now wants your bullets. He writes: "From what I've been reading, the Santa Monica killer was packing an illegal assault rifle and 40 high-capacity ammunition magazines. He sprayed 100 bullets and had access to 1,300. "A...

Panetta panel pushed gun control

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

May 28, 2013 By John Seiler Former SecDef Leon Panetta, also a former congressman from Monterey, on Monday convened a panel on gun control. Although some gun defenders were there, this mainly was a pro-gun control powwow. It's significant that it was held in Monterey, which had only five murders ...

‘Unsafe handguns’ now the target of Dems

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

April 3, 2013 By Katy Grimes The many gun control bills being pushed through the Capitol are concerning. But many of them are also rather embarrassing. It has become evident that most of the legislators fixated on gun control have no idea what they are talking about. Yesterday at an Assembly Publ...

Legislature uses anti-gun laws as diversion

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

April 3, 2013 By Katy Grimes How convenient. Instead of focusing on criminals released the last two years under AB 109 and now committing new crimes, the California Legislature is diverting citizens' attention by taking up gun control. AB 109 was the prison "diversion" law that dumped thousand...

CA lawmakers advance gun-control bills

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

March 13, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Anti-gun lawmakers in the California state Senate and Assembly have been busy advancing legislation to further control guns. On March 7, the state Senate passed SJR 1, a resolution by state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis. It urges the U.S. Congress and Pres...

Video: Sacred Gun Rights will not be taken away

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
Video: Sacred Gun Rights will not be taken away

March 2, 2013 By John Seiler Last November, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino lost a race for U.S. Senate from Maryland  In January he made a video defending gun rights, posted below, that has "gone viral" on YouTube. This is another indication that Americans will not let the government ta...

Legislation would create school marshal program to protect kids

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Jan. 31, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Planes have armed air marshals.  How about armed school marshals? Last week Assemblyman Tim Donnelly told me about his plan to offer legislation to create a voluntary school marshal program, modeled after the highly successful air marshals program. Do...