A ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition clips in the city of Los Angeles was one of two gun control measures the City Council approved Friday.
State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.
California lawmakers are now focusing on the bullets, instead of guns, as they continue to try and curb gun violence.
Authorities are holding a 17-year-old boy for the shooting death of another 17-year-old in Panorama City.
The proposed draft ordinance would declare large-capacity ammunition magazines a “public nuisance” and authorize police to confiscate and destroy them.
Democratic lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that would require California gun owners to buy liability insurance to cover damages or injuries caused by their weapons.
Assemblyman Tim Donnelly is expected to introduce a “School Marshal Plan” that would allow educators to pay for firearms training for teachers, janitors, and school administrators.
A Burbank congressman said Thursday he expects lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to support an effort by California Senator Dianne Feinstein to renew a federal ban on assault weapons.
The Fontana Unified School District Police Department purchased 14 AR-15 assault weapons to protect students in response to recent shootings across the country, but some school leaders and citizens think it’s a step in the wrong direction.
The nation’s largest teacher pension fund took the first step Wednesday toward divesting from companies that make guns and high-capacity ammunition magazines that are illegal in California.
A 24-year-old Pomona man’s alleged violent Facebook threats against Los Angeles elementary school students in December have been made public.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a few other law enforcement officers discouraged individuals Thursday from firing guns in the air during New Year’s Eve celebrations.
The nation’s largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer “waiting in the wings.”
An Orange County school district has rejected a plan made by a local city councilman asking for teachers to carry guns in classrooms in the wake of Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
People have been crowding gun stores across Orange County following the Conn. elementary school massacre.