California Gun Laws

Gun Shows Under Attack in California

SB585 would stop gun shows at the Cow Palace near San Francisco. It would do this not because of any problems with illegal activities at the shows, but because its sponsors don't like guns and think that gun shows send the wrong message.

SAF, Calguns Foundation Challenges California Handgun Ban

The Second Amendment Foundation, The Calguns Foundation and four California residents today filed a lawsuit challenging a California state law and regulatory scheme that arbitrarily bans handguns based on a roster of certified handguns approved by the State.

California Gun Show Case Goes To Appeals Court

Gun show promoters Russell and Sallie Nordyke, of Willows, California, operate the gun show company TS Trade Shows. In 1999, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors passed a bill banning firearm possession on county property - which effectively nixed the Nordyke's gun shows, too.

L.A. Clenches Down on Gun Control

The Los Angeles City Council approved a package of gun control laws, placing new requirements on ammunition sellers and banning the sale of military-style ammunition in the hopes of further reducing the city's gun and gang violence.