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The below bills were signed into law today:

Assembly Bill 1135 and Senate Bill 880would make changes of monumental scale to California's firearm laws by reclassifying hundreds of thousands of legally owned semi-automatic rifles as "assault weapons." This legislation effectively outlaws magazine locking devices, more commonly known as "bullet buttons". These are constitutionally protected firearms that have no association with crime. These changes would happen quickly with great individual costs to many gun owners and without public notice. Governor Brown vetoed similar legislation in 2013.

Assembly Bill 1511would effectively end the long-standing practice of temporarily loaning a firearm for lawful purposes. Under this legislation the ability to loan a firearm to anyone other than a family member would now be prohibited unless conducted through a dealer, absent very narrow and limited exceptions. A simple loan to a trusted friend for a few days would take almost a month to complete from loan to return, requiring two background checks, two 10 day waiting periods, two fees and multiple trips to a gun dealer. The result of the misguided legislation would turn otherwise law-abiding citizens into criminals simply for borrowing or storing a firearm with a friend.

Assembly Bill 1695 would create a 10-year firearm prohibition for someone convicted of falsely reporting a lost or stolen firearm. The NRA does not oppose making it a misdemeanor to knowingly file a false lost or stolen report to law enforcement. Our reason for opposition is related to the restriction of a constitutional right for the conviction of a misdemeanor offense.

Senate Bill 1235 would place unjustified and burdensome restrictions on the purchase of ammunition and would require the attorney general to keep records of purchases. This legislation would further require any online ammunition sales to be conducted through a licensed vendor. First and foremost, the reporting of ammunition sales has already been tried -- and failed -- at the federal level. Throughout the 1980s, Congress considered repeal of a federal ammunition regulation package that required, among other things, reporting of ammunition sales. In 1986, the director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms supported eliminating the reporting requirement, stating: "The Bureau and the [Treasury] Department have recognized that current record keeping requirements for ammunition have no substantial law enforcement value." As a result, the Firearms Owners Protection Act of 1986 repealed the ammunition restrictions, with little opposition to the removal of that requirement. SB 1235 will similarly fail to reduce violent crime, as a law requiring the registration of ammunition purchases by honest citizens will not deter criminals. Governor Brown has twice vetoed similar legislation.

Senate Bill 1446 would ban the simple possession of ammunition feeding devices/magazines that are capable of holding more than 10 cartridges. The federal "large-ammunition feeding device" ban of 1994-2004 was allowed to sunset due in part to its ineffectiveness. Yet, California anti-gun legislators still are persisting with this ban knowing that the congressionally-mandated study concluded that "the banned guns were never used in more than a modest fraction of all gun murders" before the ban and the bans 10-round limit on new magazines was not a factor in multiple-victim or multiple-wound crimes.
 

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I feel for the good guys who are stuck in that state. Sadly, none of it will help the issues.
 

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Sounds like calipornia is working hard to dump druggies and illegals into the streets and preparing to fill the prisons with law abiding gun owners. My advice, get the hell out of there before its too late!
 

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They say laws that take effect in California
usually spread across the country within 10
years. This is so ridiculous. I hope they have
a mass exodus out. I feel bad for those who
are stuck there. They are trying to reign in the
guns across the country. It won't help anything.
Time to vote them out. I'm sure a lot of gun
owners voted for these lawmakers.
After Britain voted to get out of the EU a
Member of the EU parliament said " we
cannot allow the crowd to vote" referring to the
other member states. They want to be the only
ones in charge. Take away our guns, we will be
their also.
 

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This is a tangentially related question - do many of you loan firearms to non family members? I've never thought about it as a problem honestly so I was suprised to see that legislation in there. I personally would never let someone use my guns unless I was there, but I assume enough people must do it that they felt they needed a law for it. Not looking to debate anything related to the law, just curious if many others do that.
 

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This is a tangentially related question - do many of you loan firearms to non family members? I've never thought about it as a problem honestly so I was suprised to see that legislation in there. I personally would never let someone use my guns unless I was there, but I assume enough people must do it that they felt they needed a law for it. Not looking to debate anything related to the law, just curious if many others do that.
This law has nothing to do with loaning guns to non family members. It is to cause as much a problem to gun owners as possible and CONTROL of the populace.
 

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Nevermind. Can't say what I am thinking.
 
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