California which has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation is about to add even more. You would think with states like NY, CA, or DC constantly infringing on the 2nd amendment and violating your constitutional rights a certain organization would step up and challenge these laws in court… but tha’ts another story. Democrat Gavin Newsom introduced a bill limiting the amount of firearms purchased to one per month.
According to CNBC A bill has been reintroduced in the California state legislature that would limit the number of guns Californians can purchase to just one per month. A similar measure was vetoed last year by outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown.
It comes as another Democrat, Gavin Newsom, takes the reins Monday as the state’s 40th governor. Newsom took a swipe at the gun lobby and Trump administration in his inaugural address.
“Make no mistake, there are powerful forces arrayed against us,” Newsom said. “Not just politicians in Washington — but drug companies that gouge Californians with sky-high prices. A gun lobby that’s willing to sacrifice the lives of our children to line their pockets.”
In the aftermath of the Nov. 7 Borderline Bar & Grill mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Newsom went on record supporting tougher gun control laws. He wasn’t specific on any piece of legislation but indicated there were bills Brown rejected that he favored.
“I’ve been as transparent on gun issues as any candidate for higher office in decades,” Newsom told reporters in November. “I think we can even do more and better.”
California Senate Bill 61, introduced by Democratic state Sen. Anthony Portantino, would impose a prohibition on the purchase or transfer of more than one firearm within a 30-day period. California law already prohibits any person from purchasing more than one handgun per month.
Last September, Brown vetoed Senate Bill 1177, a similar bill that would have banned Californians from buying more than one long gun per month. He also rejected another measure doing the same thing in 2016 and called the legislation in his veto message “well intentioned,” but added it “would have the effect of burdening lawful citizens who wish to sell certain firearms that they no longer…
As always it is extremely important that you as responsible gun owners take action against these constant attacks on the second amendment. Sharing a post on social media is not enough. Its time to be active contacting your legislatures and representatives. Go vote! Make sure these idiots aren’t afforded the chance to infringe on your rights. The other side is doing it make sure you are too!