By Tom Knighton
I’m pretty sure that at this point, California is just trying to see how close they can get to a total gun ban before the Supreme Court smacks them down. In addition to the mountain of regulations on just what guns can and can’t be sold in the state–a list of handguns that’s shrinking by the day–the state is also trying to find other ways to make life difficult for people who just want to take their personal protection seriously.
The latest plan? A statewide requirement for live-fire training before a concealed carry permit will be issued.
State Assemblymember Todd Gloria wants to require all municipalities in California to require live fire training to get a concealed carry permit.
“I think that when you create higher standards and greater safety around guns — I think that’s good for gun owners,” Gloria said.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday there are 1,704 active concealed carry permits in San Diego. The Sheriff’s department here already requires people to complete live-fire training before getting a permit.
“Yes we have strong rules here in San Diego County thanks to Sheriff Gore, but that isn’t true across California,” Gloria said.
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Source:: Bearing Arms