California Gov. Jerry Brown listens as the members of the Senate environmental quality Committee on a couple of climate change bills that he supported to discuss, in Sacramento, Calif., July 13, 2017.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a series of gun control measures Friday, including one that the minimum age for the purchase of rifles and shotguns.
A tightening of the, what many believe, requires the strictest gun laws in the nation, Senate Bill 1100, now that all firearms, the buyer is at least 21, the Mercury News of San Jose reports.
California already restricts gun sales to people 21 and older.
The firearms policy coalition, a gun rights advocacy group, slammed the bill.
“Governor Brown just said that millions of people under the age of 21, that they fight and die for our state and country with machine guns, but you can’t buy a gun for self-defense in their home,” said group spokesman Craig DeLuz. “This is crazy.”
“Governor Brown just said that millions of people under the age of 21, that they fight and die for our state and country with machine guns, but you can’t buy a gun for self-defense in your home. This is crazy.”
– Craig De Speaker, Firearms Policy Coalition
The democratic state Sen. Anthony Portantino said he was inspired to introduce the bill after the February high-school mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., this led to 17 dead.
“As a father and senator, I am very grateful to Governor Brown for his leadership in signing this important bill,” Portantino said in a statement Friday. “I had help, of California, to respond adequately to the tragic events that our country has recently turned on a high school Campus.”
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Exceptions for the law enforcement, military service members and hunters with a valid license from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are to be issued in the determination, reported the Sacramento Bee.
The previous attempts to regulate guns, which resulted in the state to a jump assault-weapons registration and complaints.
Brown, a Democrat, also a number of other gun control bills Friday signed to expand the state’s gun control laws.
Assembly Bill 2103 requires the applicants for a minimum of eight hours of training and pass a live-fire shooting to get the test, allow the concealed carry of weapons.
A other places a lifetime ban on gun ownership for those admitted involuntarily to a facility for mental illness, respectively.
Other bills approved by Brown ban, those with misdemeanor domestic violence convictions, possession of weapons and the addition of magazines and ammo to the list of the objects seized, as part of a gun violence restraining order.
Senate Bill 1346 bans “bump-stock” such as those in last October’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, is sold in California.
President Trump has called for new regulations to ban the devices.
Richard Thompson, sport Director of the arms policy of the coalition, said that the “gun control machine has been in full swing this year,” and that “we are disappointed that Governor Brown chose to continue out of California is already insane gun control laws that violate basic individual rights.”
Brown also several gun control bills this week showed he felt went too far.
Such a measure would hold up to an enlargement of the list of persons which can seek a gun violence back to the employer, the employees and high school and college employees.
Others include a law that would have forbidden to buy most of the inhabitants of California, more than a weapon in a period of 30 days.