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California: You Must Contact your State Legislators NOW to Urge Them to Oppose All Pending Anti-Gun Legislation

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The 2013 California Legislature is working until midnight tonight.  It is CRITICAL that your state Senator AND Assemblyman hear your OPPOSITION to the anti-gun bills below.  It is VITAL that you express your opposition TODAY, because the 2013 legislative session in Sacramento ends tomorrow.  Contact information for your state Senator and Assemblyman can be found here.

Please call AND e-mail your state Senator urging him or her to OPPOSE and VOTE AGAINST Senate Bill 374.

Senate Bill 374 (Steinberg) bans the future sale or transfer of and classify ALL semi-automatic rifles with a detachable magazine or holding more than ten rounds of ammunition as "assault weapons."  Continued legal possession would require that you REGISTER and pay a FEE (TAX) on ALL your semi-autos newly classified as “assault weapons.”

Please call AND e-mail your state Assemblyman urging him or her to OPPOSE and VOTE AGAINST Senate Bill 53 and Senate Bill 396.

Senate Bill 53 (De León) bans the online and mail order purchase of all ammunition and requires registration and thumbprinting for all ammunition sales.  Further, SB 53 requires that all ammunition purchasers pay a fee (tax) to obtain an annual ammunition purchase permit.

Senate Bill 396 (Hancock) bans the possession of ALL magazines over ten rounds, including the millions of "grandfathered" standard capacity magazines currently legally possessed by Californians.

Also remind your family, friends, fellow gun owners, sportsmen and Second Amendment supporters in California that they must contact their state legislators and urge them to OPPOSE and VOTE AGAINST the anti-gun bills listed above.  The Golden State needs all law-abiding Californians contacting their state legislators to save the Second Amendment in Sacramento.

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