A catch in state law gives local law enforcement officials complete discretion to interpret California’s primary requirements for anyone wanting to carry a concealed gun. Some counties grant permits to anyone who’s eligible, while others maintain a strict standard.
With the courtroom arguments in two of the biggest gun-related lawsuits in the country complete, attention turns to the 11 federal judges who will rule on them.
Reveal recently identified some of the hundreds of assault weapon parts available on eBay despite its policy prohibiting their sale. A review of the company website found that the parts have been removed, sold or reposted.
The public used to know when and how police guns turned up in crimes. But in 2003, Congress passed a law prohibiting the release of trace information.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area issues a permit, citing the First Amendment, but bans all weapons from Saturday’s rally.
The security company that employed Orlando, Florida, shooter Omar Mateen failed to heed warnings about at least two other employees who later went on to kill.
Authorities have identified Omar Mateen, 29, as the gunman who left 49 people dead at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
About 90 security guard-related bills have introduced in state legislatures, but none of the bills that would have created substantial changes were enacted.