San Diego to Gun Owners: Lock Up Your Guns, or Go to Jail

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San Diego, California – In a 6-2 vote, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance that requires firearms not under direct physical control to be locked up or gun owners could face jail time. The Safe Storage of Firearms Ordinance was introduced to the council last month by San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliot,…

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CA Ban on High Cap Mags Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled California’s ban on high capacity magazines un-constitutional. Proposition 63, which went into effect in 2016, made illegal any magazines capable of carrying more then 10 rounds of ammunition. This is the section of the bill which San Diego-based U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez declared unconstitutional. In the statement of his…

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Gun Show Ban for One Year, Maybe Longer in Del Mar

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Crossroads of the West Gun Show held its last event at the Delmar Fair Grounds near San Diego this year. The show had been held in the fair grounds for 30 years, but the board in charge of the event center voted in September to stop allowing gun shows to operate at the venue next…

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Federal Judge Rules California Law Unconstitutional

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On September 11th, 2018 Federal Judge Troy Nunley determined a California law prohibiting gun store owners from putting up handgun related signs unconstitutional and in violation of First Amendment rights. The law (California Penal Code 26820) first enacted in 1923, kept gun store owners from displaying signs advertising the sale of pistols, but did not…

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Independence Day Holiday and The Second Amendment

As we approach the July 4th holiday I’ve been pondering the founding generation’s intention when they penned the bill of rights which protects the basic and inherent rights of Americans to speech, religion, and the bearing of arms among other things. I’ve seen considerable debate about what the founders intended when they wrote that the…

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