By Beth Baumann
California is known to have some of the toughest – if not the toughest – gun laws in the country. And they’re about to get even more stringent in the next couple years after voters passed a ban on “high-capacity magazines” and restricting ammo purchases. But according to gun control advocates, that’s not enough. In fact, gun violence is such a problem in the Sunshine State that anti-gunners want the feds to step in.
“We have tightened our laws but we don’t have closed (states’) borders,” State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, told the San Francisco Chronicle. “Until Congress acts and addresses what is a national issue in a country awash in guns, we’re going to see these horrific tragedies.”
According to people like Wiener, California’s gun problem stems from other states’ lax firearms law
“The laws that have been passed only disarm law-abiding citizens and prevent them from being able to defend themselves,” said Craig DeLuz of the Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC), a nonprofit whose working to overturn these gun laws.
The FPC and NRA have filed separate lawsuits challenging the legality of the laws. According to both groups, the state’s laws violate Constitutional rights.
Lasts week, both the FPC and NRA …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms