Gun Show Draws Gun Rights Supporters And Protersters

January 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

gun c1Thousands Endure Long Lines To Get Into San Francisco Gun Show – New Gun Control Laws

California already has the most restrictive gun laws in the nation. Buying a  handgun requires registration, a safety certificate, a 10-day waiting period and  a rigorous background check. All direct person-to-person sales are banned and  concealed-carry permits are rare.

But now, in the wake of the Newtown tragedy, lawmakers in the Golden State  have launched into a new legislative frenzy to restrict firearms further. And  they’re confident the measures will pass, given Democrats have a two-thirds  “super majority” in both chambers — which means they have the power to pass  legislation and get constitutional amendments on the ballot without a single  Republican vote.

Political analysts say the political landscape puts California in the pole  position to test gun-control limits.

“Almost any idea that anybody in this country has, as to further regulate and  limit access to weapons or ammunition, is probably going to get passed in  California,” said Democratic strategist and USC law professor Susan  Estrich.

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