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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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“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."

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