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California: More Anti-Gun Legislation Scheduled for Hearings in Sacramento

Monday, August 19, 2013

Your Privacy, Freedom and Right to Self-Defense are at Stake

This Wednesday, August 21, the state Assembly Appropriations Committee has four anti-gun bills scheduled to be heard.  It is critical that you call AND e-mail all members of the state Assembly Appropriations Committee urging them to OPPOSE the legislation below.  All of this legislation has already passed in their house of origin, so time is quickly running out to get these onerous and misguided anti-gun bills stopped.  Also, please forward this alert to your family, friends, fellow sportsmen, gun owners and Second Amendment supporters, because it will take everyone in California calling AND e-mailing state legislators to stop this egregious attack on law-abiding citizens.  Contact information for this committee is provided below. 

Senate Bill 374 (Steinberg) bans the sale of all semiautomatic, centerfire rifles with a detachable magazine, even with bullet buttons attached and redefines these firearms as “assault weapons.”  This legislation would ban most common hunting rifles and rifles like the AK-47, Marlin Camp Carbines (.45acp and 9mm), Remington M81 “Woodmaster,  Winchester M1905, BAR MK II, BAR Short Trac, just to name a few of the rifles that are affected.  SB 374 would also require registration of currently owned detachable magazine rifles.

Senate Bill 396 (Hancock) bans the possession of all standard capacity magazines over ten rounds and would require confiscation of these magazines that are currently lawfully possessed.

Senate Bill 567 (Jackson) redefines shotguns to include any firearm that may be fired through a rifled bore or smooth bore, regardless of whether it is designed to be fired from the shoulder.  SB 567 also bans the sale of shotguns that have a revolving cylinder and requires registration of these currently owned shotguns.

Senate Bill 683 (Block) expands California’s handgun safety certificate requirement to apply to all firearms, and would prohibit anyone from purchasing or transferring any firearm without a firearm safety certificate.

Assembly Appropriations Committee:

Mike Gatto (D-43), Chairman

Phone: (916) 319-2043

Fax: (916) 319-2143

E-mail: assemblymember.gatto@assembly.ca.gov

 

Diane Harkey (R-73), Vice-Chairman

Phone: (916) 319-2073

Fax: (916) 319-2173

E-mail: assemblymember.harkey@assembly.ca.gov

 

Franklin Bigelow (R-5)

Phone: (916) 319-2005

Fax: (916) 319-2105

E-mail: assemblymember.bigelow@assembly.ca.gov

 

Raul Bocanegra (D-39)

Phone: (916) 319-2039

Fax: (916) 319-2139

E-mail: assemblymember.bocanegra@assembly.ca.gov

 

Steven Bradford (D-62)

Phone: (916) 319-2062

Fax: (916) 319-2162

E-mail: assemblymember.bradford@assembly.ca.gov

 

Ian Calderon (D-57)

Phone: (916) 319-2057

Fax: (916) 319-2157

E-mail: assemblymember.calderon@assembly.ca.gov

 

Nora Campos (R-27)

Phone: (916) 319-2027

Fax: (916) 319-2127

E-mail: assemblymember.campos@assembly.ca.gov

 

Tim Donnelly (R-33)

Phone: (916) 319-2033

Fax: (916) 319-2133

E-mail: assemblymember.donnelly@assembly.ca.gov

 

Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-13)

Phone: (916) 319-2013

Fax: (916) 319-2113

E-mail: assemblymember.eggman@assembly.ca.gov

 

Jimmy Gomez (D-51)

Phone: (916) 319-2051

Fax: (916) 319-2151

E-mail: assemblymember.gomez@assembly.ca.gov

 

Isadore Hall, III (D-64)

Phone: (916) 319-2064

Fax: (916) 319-2164

E-mail: assemblymember.hall@assembly.ca.gov

 

Chris Holden (D-41)

Phone: (916) 319-2041

Fax: (916) 319-2141

E-mail: assemblymember.holden@assembly.ca.gov

 

Eric Linder (R-60)

Phone: (916) 319-2060

Fax: (916) 319-2160

E-mail: assemblymember.linder@assembly.ca.gov

 

Richard Pan (D-9)

Phone: (916) 319-2009

Fax: (916) 319-2109

E-mail: assemblymember.pan@assembly.ca.gov

 

Bill Quirk (D-20)

Phone: (916) 319-2020

Fax: (916) 319-2120

E-mail: assemblymember.quirk@assembly.ca.gov

 

Donald Wagner (R-68)

Phone: (916) 319-2068

Fax: (916) 319-2168

E-mail: assemblymember.wagner@assembly.ca.gov

 

Shirley Weber (D-79)

Phone: (916) 319-2079

Fax: (916) 319-2179

E-mail: assemblymember.weber@assembly.ca.gov

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 of 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 of the bill information above to ensure the elected officials of California know which bills to OPPOSE.

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Help the NRA expand its California network to keep all pro-Second Amendment Californians better informed about legislation in Congress, Sacramento, and locally that threatens your right to keep and bear arms, as well as developments in Second Amendment litigation and regulatory enforcement actions.  Please forward this email to your family, friends and fellow gun owners, whether they belong to the NRA or not!  Encourage them to sign up for California NRA’s Stayed Informed e-mails here. And follow NRA through these additional connections:

Websites:

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The NRA recognizes that California is one of the most active Second Amendment "battleground states," so for decades NRA has devoted substantial resources to fighting for the right to keep and bear arms for Californians. The NRA has full-time legislative advocates in its Sacramento office fighting ill-conceived gun ban proposals. NRA coordinates a statewide campaign to fight ill-conceived local gun bans and regulations. And NRA has been litigating cases in California courts to promote the right to self-defense and the Second Amendment for many years. NRA’s California legal team continues to work pro-actively to strike down ill-conceived gun control laws and ordinances, and to protect the Second Amendment rights of California firearms owners. For information about NRA’s litigation efforts, see www.nraila.org/legal/litigation.aspx.

 

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