New restrictions on gun ownership signed into law by California Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat
By Teri Webster
California Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, made significant changes to the state’s gun laws Friday by signing a series of bills.
One of the laws raises the minimum age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21. By signing the bill, Brown follows a move by Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Los Angeles Times reported. In March, Scott signed into law a bill that raises the age for buying long guns.
- Place a lifetime firearm bans on people convicted of serious domestic violence charges and for those who have been hospitalized more than once in a year for mental health issues.
- Make it easier for police officers and family members to have guns taken away from people who appear to be a danger to themselves or others.
- Require at least eight hours of gun safety training for people applying for concealed gun permits. They will also be required to demonstrate their skill through a live-fire exam.
Brown vetoed a plan to limit people to no more than one rifle or shotgun purchase in any 30-day period, the report stated.
What did the NRA say?
The National Rifle Association fought the push to raise the age limit for purchasing guns. The …Read the Rest
Source:: The Blaze