Please contact your state Senator and Senate Committee Members TODAY
On Tuesday, June 11, two anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in the state Senate Public Safety Committee and the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee. Both of these bills have already passed in the state Assembly and MUST be stopped in the state Senate. Please call AND e-mail members of these Senate committees TODAY. Members of these Senate committees MUST hear that YOU OPPOSE these bills! Contact information for members of these Senate committees is provided below.
In the state Senate Public Safety Committee:
Assembly Bill 169 (Dickinson) would prohibit the transfer of millions of lawfully owned handguns and jeopardize the continued ownership of constitutionally protected firearms. Current California law allows handguns that are not on the state Department of Justice (DOJ) approved handgun roster to be sold or transferred to another individual through consignment sale or as a private party transfer, provided that the sale is completed through a licensed firearms retailer. AB 169 would BAN the sale of ALL handguns (NEW and USED) that are NOT on the DOJ approved roster of "safe" handguns.
There are MILLIONS of handguns that were manufactured and/or purchased prior to the enactment of the DOJ approved handgun roster law. Most of the handguns lawfully possessed in California today, are not currently on the California Department of Justice (DOJ) approved handgun roster of new handguns that licensed dealers are allowed to sell to the public nor will those handguns ever be allowed to be added to the “approved” roster. If enacted, AB 169 would leave gun owners who lawfully purchased a handgun with no legal means to sell or transfer their handgun.
In the state Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee:
Assembly Bill 711 (Rendon) would make California the first state in the nation to prohibit the use of lead ammunition for ALL hunting. Such a ban on traditional ammunition would have devastating effects on hunting and conservation. You cannot let this happen! Many hunters would not be able to afford the higher cost of non-traditional ammunition.
Senate Public Safety Committee for AB 169:
Senator Loni Hancock (D-9), Chairman
Office: (916) 651-4009
Fax: (916) 327-1997
Senator Joel Anderson (R-36), Vice Chairman
Office: (916) 651-4036
Fax: (916) 447-9008
Senator Marty Block (D-39)
Office: (916) 651-4039
Fax: (916) 327-2188
Senator Kevin de León (D-22)
Office: (916) 651-4022
Fax: (916) 327-8817
Senator Carol Liu (D-25)
Office: (916) 651-4025
Fax: (916) 445-3712
Senator Darrel Steinberg (D-6)
Office: (916) 651-4006
Fax: (916) 323-2263
Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee for AB 711:
Senator Fran Pavley (D-27), Chairman
Office: (916) 651-4027
Fax: (916) 327-9113
Senator Noreen Evans (D-2)
Office: (916) 651-4002
Fax: (916) 323-6958
Senator Ben Hueso (D-40)
Office: (916) 651-4040
Fax: (916) 327-3522
Senator Hanna-Beth Jackson (D-19)
Office: (916) 651-4019
Fax: (916) 324-7544
Senator Ricardo Lara (D-33)
Office: (916) 651-4033
Fax: (916) 445-9754
Senator Bill Monning (D-17)
Office: (916) 651-4017
Fax: (916) 445-4662
Senator Lois Wolk (D-3)
Office: (916) 651-4003
Fax: (916) 445-4722
Please forward this alert to family, friends and sportsmen throughout California because it is going to take a united effort to stop these egregious and misguided legislation.
You can write your representative here urging them to OPPOSE the anti-gun bills listed above. Please feel free to also copy and paste all the bill information to ensure your state legislators know which bills to OPPOSE.
You can also send a letter to all elected officials in California here. Please feel free to copy and paste all the bill information above to ensure the elected officials of California know which bills to OPPOSE.
You can also find information about anti-gun and pro-gun legislation in California at www.calnra.com.
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