Please Contact the Members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee Today!
On Tuesday, April 13, the Assembly Public Safety Committee will vote on Assembly Bill 1810, legislation that would establish a registration system, similar to the one currently in place for handguns, for all newly-acquired long guns.
Under AB1810, the make, model and serial number of the firearm as well as the identifying information of the purchaser would be recorded and kept on file by the California Attorney General’s office.
If AB1810 were enacted, violent criminals would continue doing what they do now – obtain firearms through illegal means. This bill would not decrease crime but will rather have disastrous effects on the already financially unstable
One simply needs to look at Canada, a nation with draconian firearms registration, to see the results – billions in cumulative administrative costs, annual cost overruns, no clear substantiation of public safety benefits, unjust prosecution, and a bureaucratic complexity that daunts those willing to comply. Ironically,
This legislation is a very serious threat to the rights of
Assembly Member Tom Ammiano (D-13) - Chair
Assembly Member Curt Hagman (R-60) - Vice Chair
Assembly Member Danny D. Gilmore (R-30)
Assembly Member Jerry Hill (D-19)
Assembly Member Nancy Skinner (D-14)
Assembly Member Jim Beall, Jr. (D-24)
Assembly Member Anthony Portantino (D-44)