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California: Anti-Gun Bill Expected to be Heard in Committee THIS AFTERNOON

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee Need to Hear from You NOW!

We have just been informed that the state Assembly Public Safety Committee will be meeting after the full Assembly adjourns later today.  It is imperative that you contact members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee and urge them to OPPOSE SB 798.

Senate Bill 798 (OPPOSE) would overturn California’s long-standing preemption statute that promotes consistent statewide regulation of air-soft guns, BB guns, and imitation firearms.  California’s statute preempting local regulation of air-soft guns, BB guns and imitation firearms was passed in 1988 in response to violations that occurred due to the confusion caused by a patchwork of varying local ordinances. This firearms preemption statute was necessary to avoid the very problems that SB 798 will create if enacted.

Contact information for the Assembly Public Safety Committee to OPPOSE SB 798 can be found here.

Forward this alert to your family, friends and fellow-gun owners in California.  We need everyone’s help to protect the Second Amendment in California.

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