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Richard Martinez, who lost a son to the rampage at UCSB, is working with gun control advocates on a national level. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Student Slain During UCSB Rampage Teams With Other Victims Of Gun Violence

The father of a student killed during the recent rampage near the campus of UCSB, has teamed up with victims of gun violence and their proponents to fight for stricter gun control legislation.

07/30/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Hesperia)

Republican Candidate For Calif. Governor Compares Obama To Hitler

A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il.

03/04/2014

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OC Sheriff Eases Restrictions For Concealed Weapons Permits

In a controversial move, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Thursday reacted to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion, and loosened requirements for obtaining a concealed weapons permit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

GUN BUYBACK

Court Tosses California’s Concealed-Weapons Rules

A divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California’s concealed-weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

02/13/2014

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Smith & Wesson Says They’ll No Longer Sell Their Newest Gun In Calif.

Microstamping is the latest battleground in the national debate over gun control. The law requires guns to mark the bullet casings with a serial number imprinted in the firearm.

01/25/2014

Firearms seized during recent sweeps are shown on display at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. California Attorney General Kamala Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violence. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Senate Passes Series Of Gun, Ammunition Bills

Democrats in the state Legislature on Wednesday passed a series of firearms bills designed to reduce the chances for widespread carnage even as opponents warned that the measures would not keep weapons from those intent on committing horrific crimes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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Man Arrested After Trying To Return Pipe Bomb At Gun Buyback

A man was arrested during the city’s sixth gun buyback event over the weekend after showing up at a drop-off location with a homemade pipe bomb.

05/06/2013

Lawmakers want to keep toy guns like those pictured above out of the hands of children statewide. (Photo credit: Simi Valley Police Dept.)

LA City Council’s Public Safety Committee To Hear Stricter Gun Control Measures

Stricter gun control measures will be the focus Friday during the Los Angeles City Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2013

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Congressman Adam Schiff To Hold Town Hall Forum On Gun Violence In West Hollywood

A town hall forum on gun violence will be held Wednesday night in West Hollywood.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Consider Tighter Restrictions On Weapons

California lawmakers promised Tuesday to move cautiously as they consider tighter restrictions on handguns, assault rifles and ammunition purchases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

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Local Enthusiasts Step Out For Gun Appreciation Day

Local enthusiasts stepped out Saturday for what’s being called the first Gun Appreciation Day.

01/19/2013

Guns

Expert Discusses Local Impact Of Obama’s Gun Control Proposal

Many local gun owners say they’re wondering how President Obama’s changes to gun control policy will affect them.

01/16/2013

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Villaraigosa Takes Obama’s Gun Control Reform One Step Further

Hours after President Obama called on Congress to pass tougher gun laws, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Wednesday issued a warning to companies that have a stake in the firearms industry.

01/16/2013

Jessica Alba featured in the "Demand A Plan" PSA released in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. (credit: Mayors Against Illegal Guns)

Celebrities Participate In PSA To End Gun Violence In Wake Of Newtown Tragedy

A new public service announcement against gun violence has been released in the wake of the elementary school tragedy in Connecticut.

12/22/2012

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President Obama, California Democrats Getting More Vocal About Gun Control

With President Obama leading the chorus, the voices in favor of stricter gun control laws got louder across America Wednesday — and those voices were largely coming from California.

12/19/2012

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