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Traveling State Spotlight: California

California is a beautiful state with a lot to offer visitors. However, it is NOT a gun friendly state. Independent Program Attorney Virginia Landry breaks down the ordinances enacted that may be particular to the area you are visiting.

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Missouri?

Going into this next year, there are no new laws that will affect your right to carry in Missouri. There is a bill in the House of Representatives that has gained some traction. It proposes a law that would allow citizens to have a locked firearm in their trunk, and they would have a right... [Read More]

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Oklahoma?

Presently, there are no California-style confiscation laws coming to Oklahoma. Some proposals from California deal with confiscating magazines in excess of 10 rounds. Other types of schemes of confiscation in California have to do with medical marijuana users who are recreational marijuana users—they could lose their rights to have firearms, and they could have their... [Read More]

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Are California’s Gun Confiscation Laws Coming to Texas?

After the tragedy in Santa Fe, Governor Abbott requested that the issue of school shootings be examined to see if new legislation would help prevent further terrible acts. Soon the Texas legislature will consider what proponents called “red flag protective orders.” These orders were made popular by their prominent use in California to confiscate firearms... [Read More]

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Travel Advisory To Gun Owners: SAF Says to Avoid California!

For the first time in its history, the Second Amendment Foundation has issued a “travel advisory” to firearms owners to avoid going to California, warning law-abiding armed citizens that their civil rights could be in jeopardy due to that state’s restrictive gun control laws. “The California Legislature has been out of control for years when... [Read More]

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Court Stops 10+ Magazine Ban, For Now

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a voter-approved California law that would have forced gun owners to give up standard-capacity ammunition magazines holding 10 rounds or more. To get into compliance with the law, California gun owners would have been allowed move them out of state, sell them to a licensed dealer, destroy them, or hand... [Read More]

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Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Magazine Ban

The Second Amendment Foundation, joined by several other groups and individuals, has filed a lawsuit in federal district court in California, challenging that state’s law prohibiting the possession, use, or acquisition of so-called “large-capacity magazines,” calling the ban “hopelessly vague and ambiguous.” This case could have repercussions on a similar magazine ban in Colorado. Joining... [Read More]

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Californians Petition Supreme Court to Hear Second Amendment Case

Nearly everybody is aware of the strict laws regulating the possession of firearms in California, and a group of gun-owners seeks to correct what they consider a violation of their Second Amendment rights by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. In California, applications to carry a concealed firearm are submitted to the county sheriff for... [Read More]

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Is Gun Ownership a Right? UCLA Law Prof Says 'Yes'

  Is gun ownership a right for all Americans? Or just for a small militia? Eugene Volokh, Professor of Law at UCLA, explains what the Founding Fathers intended in this Prager University video. Video and transcript courtesy of Prager University. And if you haven’t seen our Texas & U.S. Law Shield video about the history... [Read More]

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Gov. Abbott Leads States Fighting Against Cali Gun Restrictions

  Governor Greg Abbott is leading a coalition of nine governors in filing an Amici Curae — or friend of the court brief — to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Peruta v. the County of San Diego. At stake is whether Californians, and citizens of other states traveling in California, can... [Read More]

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Trend: Trigger-Maker Tactical Leaves California, Relocates To Arizona

  Citing the regressive business climate, particularly for companies in the firearms industry, Randy Lee and Scott Folk, co-owners of Apex Tactical Specialties, the designer and manufacturer of aftermarket firearms parts, announced the company has fled the state of California and relocated to Peoria, Arizona and a new 50,000-sq.-ft. facility. Founded by Lee in 2000,... [Read More]

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California to the Left of the Country, and Not Just Geographically!

The “Left-Coast” state has done it again. The election of 2016 saw the election of a man for President who has espoused his strong support for the 2nd Amendment and gun-owners’ rights. But that message was lost on Californians.  On Tuesday, two thirds of the voters passed Proposition 63, which further restricted the rights of... [Read More]

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