Amid an ongoing debate regarding guns in America, Starbucks has asked customers not to bring weapons into its stores.
Councilman Dennis Zine — a retired LAPD sergeant — says its logical to outlaw the open carrying of guns in city limits.
Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti is asking the city attorney to look into prohibiting the “open carry” of unloaded guns, which is currently allowed by state law.
Gun rights advocates have slammed a proposal to begin exploring whether the city can ban the carrying of exposed handguns in public places.
State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has introduced a bill to ban the “open carry” of firearms in the state of California.