Although California has had an “assault weapon” ban since 1989, the 26-year-old felon and gang member was able to obtain a rifle classified as such under state law.
The 19-year-old was busted in August after he tried to purchase an M-16 and a MAC-10 from an undercover officer.
Citing a 310-person survey conducted by gun control groups as a mandate, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson debuted his plan for a ban on “assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.”
Citing a survey of 310 people across the two states, gun control organizations in Washington and Oregon are working together to enact a California-style ban on the sale of some semi-auto firearms.
The Charleston County Government passed a resolution earlier this month calling for a ban on some semi-automatic firearms and their magazines.
The Gun Shop Watchlist aims to become a network for vetted firearms dealers to discourage bad behavior while respecting the Constitution.
The author has a long list of pieces on guns in America, including an article that recognizes the red herring that is the “assault weapon.”
The response to the Orlando shooting followed a familiar trend that included a passionate call for stricter regulation on firearms and an uptick in reported gun sales.
Shiner, Texas-based Texas Black Rifle Co is offering a new take on AR lowers designed to showcase Second Amendment rights in a non-politically correct way.
Las Vegas based KVVU-TV, the Fox affiliate in Sin City aired a piece that dropped the “assaulty” notoriety all over the AR-15. Then they issued a clarification the next day.