Another DOJ SNAFU

DOJ’s record for implementing new gun regulations has been abysmal. From ammo to “assault weapons”, DOJ has failed time and time again to perform their legally mandated regulatory obligations. The issuance of ammo vendor licenses was the department’s biggest disaster yet. Under the new law created by Prop 63, California ammunition dealers must have an…

Anti-Gun Myth Busted! Online Gun Sale Investigation Backfires

While gun control groups would have you believe that dangerous prohibited individuals can easily purchase guns online, the facts tell a different story. Recently, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigation of online gun sales unequivocally showed that Americans will not sell firearms online to dangerous prohibited individuals. In seventy-two attempts made over readily accessible internet…

Legislation Alert: CCW and Suppressor Bills Fail to Pass Committee, Burdensome FFL Regulations Move Forward

On January 9, 2018, the Assembly and Senate Committees on Public Safety heard the first gun bills of the 2018 session. Unfortunately, the assembly killed yet another attempt to make California a “shall issue” state, while the burdensome and anti-firearm dealer SB 459 was passed out of the Senate Public Safety Committee. Also, pro-suppressor SB…

Senate Public Safety Committee Votes to Overburden Already Failing DOJ Firearms Bureau

Today, the California Senate Committee on Public Safety passed SB 459 (Portantino, D), which will require mandatory inspections of California firearm dealers at least every two years, even though DOJ can already inspect them whenever it wants to. Despite, outstanding testimony pointing out the flaws of this bill, it will now go to the Appropriations…

DOJ Firearms Bureau Repeatedly Failing To Do Its Job. CA Senate Wants To Pile On More Work.

In typical underhanded fashion, the CA Senate has gutted and amended a business bill unrelated to firearms and turned it into another anti-gun regulation. SB 459 (Portantino, D) will require mandatory inspections of all California firearm dealers at least every two years, even though DOJ can already inspect dealers whenever it wants to. This proposed…

2017 Local Ordinance Victories

CRPA fights every day to stop local governments from infringing upon your Second Amendment rights, and continues to provide free legal education to the public to help navigate the state’s confusing laws. Here are some highlights of our victories: In Moraga the efforts of CRPA and our members persuaded the city council not to implement a mandatory…

CRPA 2017 Litigation Victories

In 2017, CRPA scored major victories in the courts. Duncan v. Becerra: challenged the provisions of Proposition 63 and led to an injunction against the implementation of the ban on standard capacity magazines. This prevented thousands of California gun owners from becoming criminals or having to forfeit their lawfully owned property. Bosenko v. Los Angeles:…