The decision could make it easier to carry a concealed weapon in California. State law says anyone who wants concealed weapon permit must demonstrate "good moral character" and show "good cause." It was left to local governments to determine how the law should be enforced.
But in a case from San Diego County, the Ninth Circuit ruled 2 to 1, the “good cause” requirement infringes on the Second Amendment right to bear arms. If the ruling stands, anyone who wants a concealed weapon permit for self protection will no longer have to prove “good cause."
(AP) -- The attorney general for California has appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County's concealed weapons restrictions.
A bill in the California legislature would require criminal background checks for all ammunition purchases made in the state.
It may become more difficult to buy certain kinds of guns in California. A newly implemented law is making some gun manufactures choose to leave state.
A bill that has just passed the California Senate Public Safety Committee would ban the sale, manufacture, or purchase of self-assembled firearms, also known as “ghost guns.”