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California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

Saturday, September 16, 2017

California Legislature Adjourns the 2017 Legislative Session

 Contact the Governor and Urge his Veto of AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464! 

Last night, the California Legislature adjourned the 2017 session. Three anti-gun bills, AB 7, AB 424 and SB 464, passed the Legislature and will now be considered by Governor Brown. Use our TAKE ACTION above to email Governor Brown and urge him to VETO AB 7, AB 424, and SB 464.   Please also CALL and FAX the Governor requesting that he VETO these anti-gun bills. His office phone number is 916-445-2841 and fax number is 916-558-3160. 

Assembly Bill 7, sponsored by Mike Gipson (D-64), AB 7 would further restrict the open carry of an unloaded firearm on public property by including unincorporated areas as prohibited places.  

Assembly Bill 424, sponsored by Assembly Member Kevin McCarty (D-7), AB 424 would remove the authority of a school district superintendent, his or her designee, or equivalent school authority to provide written permission for a person to possess a firearm within a school zone.

Senate Bill 464, sponsored by Senator Jerry Hill (D-13), would further increase the mandatory storage and security requirements for licensed firearms dealers. California already has some of the strictest laws in the country regarding how dealers must store and secure firearms.  This bill simply places more costs and mandates on law-abiding business owners.   

Last night, the Senate passed Assembly Joint Resolution 24, showing their continued contempt for the rights of law-abiding citizens. AJR 24 sponsored by Assembly Member Miguel Santiago (D-53), urges Congress to not enact S. 446, H.R. 38, or any other similar “concealed carry reciprocity” legislation that would require the State of California to recognize the concealed carry standards of every other state.  

Continue to check your inbox and the California Stand and Fight webpage for updates on issues impacting your Second Amendment rights and hunting heritage in California. 

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