Please Stand Up and Make Your Voices Heard!
Two very serious threats to the rights of
The Assembly Public Safety Committee will consider Assembly Bill 1934, a blatant attack on the self-defense rights of law-abiding Californians, on Tuesday, April 20. Simply put, this legislation would outlaw the open carrying of a handgun for self-defense.
Please contact the members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee TODAY and respectfully urge them to oppose AB1934. Contact information can be found below.
Also, earlier this week, the Assembly Public Safety Committee passed 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. AB1810 will now head to the Assembly Appropriations Committee. No hearing date has been scheduled.
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,
Please contact the members of the Assembly Appropriations Committee and strongly voice your opposition to AB1810. Contact information can be found below.
Assembly Public Safety Committee:
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)
Assembly Appropriations Committee:
Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes - Chair (D-39)
Assemblymember Connie Conway - Vice Chair (R-34)
Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-13)
Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-51)
Assemblymember Charles M. Calderon (D-58)
Assemblymember Joe Coto (D-23)
Assemblymember Mike Davis (D-48)
Assemblymember Kevin de Leon (D-45)
Assemblymember Isadore Hall III (D-52)
Assemblymember Diane L. Harkey (R-73)
Assemblymember Jeff Miller (R-71)
Assemblymember Jim Nielsen (R-2)
Assemblymember Chris Norby (R-72)
Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-14)
Assemblymember Jose Solorio (D-69)
Assemblymember Tom Torlakson (D-11)
Assemblymember Alberto Torrico (D-20)