Gun Groups Fight California Bills They Say Will Drive Up Cost Of Firearms
Gun groups fight California bills they say will drive up cost of firearms
California significantly tightened its firearms restrictions last year when it enacted a broad package of bills regulating ammunition sales, expanding the state’s prohibition on assault weapons and banning the possession of high-capacity magazines. Those laws are currently being challenged in court by gun rights groups.
Nothing so sweeping passed this legislative session. But California gun owners are nevertheless raising objections to a half-dozen measures that recently moved to the governor’s desk for consideration, which one organization characterized as lawmakers “grasping at straws” to make it seem like they’re doing something on gun control.
“They’re finding it …