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Gun controllers fire volley of bills through Legislature

A new Harvard University study found that gun bans don’t lower the murder rate. That hasn’t prevented the California Legislature from firing a fusillade of new gun-control laws. AB 711, by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, would make California the first state in the

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Enviro, politics could block unique Sacramento museum 2

July 15, 2013 By Katy Grimes A wealthy Sacramento couple has offered to make one of the largest private donations in Sacramento history to create a natural history museum for the city. Naturally, an animal rights activist and city officials

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CA lawmakers at hearing aim at guns, not crooks 34

Jan. 30, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — There was no shortage of drama yesterday in a Capitol hearing about California’s gun laws. A show-and-tell, demonstration by the California Department of Justice, of several high-capacity rifles held the rapt attention

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Feinstein’s gun ban bill exempts govt. officials 32

Jan. 25, 2013 By Katy Grimes An interesting tidbit came out of Thursday’s big announcement by Sen. Dianne Feinstein about her newest gun ban legislation. The bill would exempt “weapons used by government officials.” Feinstein officially proposed banning 157 different makes

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Feinstein ignores gun stats, announces bill to ban guns 20

Dec. 31, 2012 By Katy Grimes Despite a recent report by the  Federal Bureau of Investigation which found that violent crime decreased in 2011, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a summary of her legislation to ban assault weapons. Yet Feinstein said her goal

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