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San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation mandatory insurance for guns following mass shootings

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In the Wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif., on Monday proposed what is known as the ” first-in-the-nation move, you need to carry all of the weapons owners to take out liability insurance for their weapons.

According to the proposal of mayor Sam Liccardo, the insurance would be no accidental discharge of a firearm and any intentional acts by a person who has stolen, or the gun covers. It would not lead to the policyholder for any intentional discharge, that he or she is.

Liccardo also exploring a possible ballot measure that, if passed, would ammunition the tax all and shot gun purchases in San Jose. is

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“A mayor has said the luxury, only with” thoughts and prayers “” Liccardo, according to the local media. “We have to solve problems. While this is far from a complete solution, it’s something that we can do to reduce the damage of firearms, without having to wait to act on behalf of the Congress.”

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Liccardo moves come two weeks after a 19-year-old gunman opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California., what to see in four deaths and 13 injuries. Keyla Salazar, 13, and Stephen Romero, 6, both of San Jose, were killed in the shooting, together with the 25-year-old Trevor Irby, before the gunman, Santino Legan, he took his own life.

Liccardo said that his plan is based on similar laws in California that make it illegal to drive a vehicle without insurance.

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“We urge motorists to drive a car insurance, and the insurance industry to adequately promote and reward safe driver behaviour,” he said. “We tax tobacco to discourage, risky behavior, and to ensure that non-smokers are not forced to subsidize the significant public health costs due to Smoking related diseases and deaths. This successful public-health-inspired models, a similar ‘harm reduction’ approach to firearms.”

Liccardo added that he handed over the reach of other cities in California and across the country, to encourage them to a similar law.

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