California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the “Gun Violence Restraining Order (AB 1014)” that will allow family members or law enforcement to petition a court to remove firearms from someone temporarily if they believe there is a possible risk of injury or death.
California’s state legislature passed the “Gun Violence Restraining Order (AB 1014),” legislation that would allow family members or law enforcement to petition a court to remove firearms from someone temporarily if they believe there is a risk of injury or death. The bill now goes to the desk of Governor Brown for his signature.
We are heartbroken over the passing of James Brady. We offer our deepest condolences to his wife, Sarah, and the rest of his family as we mourn the loss of our dear friend and a true American hero.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on legislation to extend protections for victims of domestic gun violence is an important step in efforts to protect women from domestic violence.
Governor Jerry Brown today signed AB 1964, legislation that will close a loophole that has allowed gun dealers to skirt California law and sell handguns without safety features.
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment sponsored by Rep. Thomas Massie (KY- 4) to the fiscal 2015 D.C. appropriations bill that appears to prohibit the District of Columbia from enforcing the city’s gun laws.
Today’s Quinnipiac University Poll found that 92 percent of American voters, including 92 percent of gun owners, support requiring background checks on all gun purchases. The poll also showed 86 percent of Republicans support background checks.
The California Senate today passed legislation that will close a loophole that has allowed gun dealers to skirt California law and sell handguns without child safety features. The legislation is a priority bill of the California Chapters of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and now goes to the Governor’s desk.
Today the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence is calling on Congress to vote on legislation that would expand background checks to all gun sales.
“In March, we said Facebook’s new gun policy didn’t go far enough and we are sickened to learn that the Las Vegas shooter attempted to obtain a rifle through Facebook. The post has remained live on Facebook for a month, demonstrating the inadequacy of Facebook’s gun policy. As we said then, Facebook continues to make it too easy for dangerous people to find guns and should prohibit gun sales outright."