California lawmakers call for new firearms restrictions in wake of UCSB shooting

Posted May 29, 2014 by muzzlevelocity in News and Legislative Updates

Following this weekend’s shooting spree in Isla Vista, California, lawmakers are proposing a new slew of gun control laws including a so called gun restraining order law.

According to this Sacramento Bee report, “Democratic Assembly members Das Williams of Santa Barbara and Nancy Skinner of Berkeley announced they will introduce a bill that would allow concerned family members or friends to notify authorities when a loved one is at risk of committing violence, permitting law enforcement to investigate and potentially prevent them from buying firearms.”

Additional legislation to be proposed is expected to address mental health care, criminal justice and public safety, including more training for law enforcement.

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