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.
A Sacramento, California, federal judge denied Tracy Rifle and Pistol owner Michael Baryla’s request for a preliminary injunction so that he could continue advertising handguns on the outside of his store. But Baryla said he would find a way to cover up the ads until the case is decided.
The recovery of the gun purportedly used in a fatal shooting on San Francisco’s Embarcadero has dredged up a debate over a persistent problem: the theft of guns from law enforcement vehicles.
State Auditor Elaine Howle said California’s failure to confiscate firearms from people with serious mental illnesses who are prohibited from owning guns is creating a risk to public safety.
In spite of pushback from gun owners and hunters, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials say its plan to eliminate the use of lead ammunition over the next four years won’t cost the state millions in revenue.
In most states, giving a gun to a family member such as a son or granddaughter is easier than giving him or her a car. Such transfers are among the le
During oral arguments at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, judges grilled attorneys on whether a gun owner’s claim of self-defense is enough to satisfy the “good cause” requirement for concealed carry permits in California.
To date, five U.S. appeals courts have issued rulings on concealed carry cases. Here’s a look at each one.
When a police officer pulls the trigger, it touches off a prescribed set of events, including an investigation. But that’s not the case with security guards.
Find out what’s working – and what’s not – in states’ efforts to regulate armed security guards.