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California: NRA/CRPA submit letter opposing gun control ordinances being considered by the Oakland City Council

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tomorrow evening at 6:00p.m., the full City Council of Oakland ("OCC") will consider and vote on whether to adopt amendments to three ordinances that impact the rights of lawful gun owners in that city. (See proposed amendments) The aggressive package of amendments is the Legal Community Against Violence's ("LCAV") most recent attempt at pushing its gun ban agenda locally, while pushing the "envelope" of the legal doctrine of preemption as outlined in the Fiscal v. City and County of San Francisco case (which limits the authority of local governments to regulate firearms and ammunition). LCAV's last attempt to push these ordinances was in San Mateo County where they failed, likely as a result of NRA/CRPA litigation threats and the enormous public outcry by pro gun rights supporters.

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