Posted September 29, 2018 11:30 am by Comments

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.

Other laws:

  • 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

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