By Tom Knighton
California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to make his anti-gun credentials loud and clear. Speculation exists that he has his eyes firmly set on the White House and it looks like he sees clear opposition to the Second Amendment as the ticket to get there.
However, right now, it looks like Newsom and his allies in the legislature are more willing to start with some unfinished business.
While former Gov. Jerry Brown was far from an ally to gun owners, he still vetoed several gun control bills he thought were unnecessary or too burdensome.
It seems Newsom plans to revisit some of those measures.
Two days after Newsom’s comments, Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) reintroduced a bill that had been vetoed by Brown to allow teachers, employers and co-workers to seek court orders temporarily removing guns from people thought to be a danger to themselves or others.
Brown said in his veto message that the Ting bill was not necessary because state law already gives law enforcement and family members authority to seek a gun violence restraining order. But Ting said others are also in a position to identify dangerous gun owners, and Newsom’s election gives him new optimism.
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Source:: Bearing Arms