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Andy Lopez Shooting Aftermath: New Bill Would Require Brightly Colored Toy Guns

November 22, 2013 | 2:27 pm

Andy Lopez Shooting Aftermath: New Bill Would Require Brightly Colored Toy Guns

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Legislation responds to death of Santa Rosa teen, shot while carrying a realistic-looking toy gun.

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January 15, 2013 | 3:17 pm

Jon Stewart Remark Launches ‘Kumbaya Patrol’ in Marin

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You could do worse than become known as a land of love and peace, a group of Marinites decided last week. That’s after comedian Jon Stewart referred off-hand to a “Kumbaya Patrol” in Marin County. “Finally everyone from the NRA to the Marin County Kumbaya Patrol is ready to talk about gun violence, although, to […]

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Legislators Announce Bill to Regulate Ammunition

January 7, 2013 | 11:32 am

Legislators Announce Bill to Regulate Ammunition

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Legislators for years have tried regulating firearms to protect people from getting shot, but on Monday, California Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) and Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) unveiled a different approach, announcing a bill that would restrict the sale of bullets. In a press conference attended by more than a dozen gun control advocates, religious leaders, educators […]

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Limited Ban on Openly Carrying Rifles Heads to Gov

August 30, 2012 | 2:36 pm

Limited Ban on Openly Carrying Rifles Heads to Gov

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would ban the public display of rifles and shotguns in most California cities and towns was on its way to the governor after the state Assembly approved it Wednesday over strenuous objections from several lawmakers. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, D-La Canada-Flintridge, said he initiated the legislation in response to […]

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