AB 521 Talking Points Memo

AB 521 Talking Points: California has seen a steady decline in Hunters over the last 30 years. Hunters are a very important tool for wildlife managers in keeping wildlife populations in check with habitat. Hunters bring in millions of dollars each year to fund the Department of Fish and Wildlife. In 2016 hunting license sales … Continued

Stop SB 464 & SB 497

ASSEMBLY APPROATIONS HEARING TWO BILLS THIS WEDNESDAY AIMED AT GUN OWNERS’ AND SMALL BUSINESS’ RIGHTS!  Senate Bill 464 and 497 are both set to be heard this Wednesday in Assembly Appropriations. We have one more chance to stop two bad bills before they make it to the Assembly floor. SB 464 (Hill) if enacted will … Continued

CA Legislature Favors Criminals Over Law Abiding Gun Owners

Today, Assembly Appropriations passed SB 620 out of committee for a vote by the full chamber. SB 620 (Bradford) aims to reduce the punishment for criminals who use firearms while committing a crime. If passed, SB 620 will allow a court to dismiss the additional prison time currently mandated for gun crimes. This is an … Continued

Stop AB 424!

AB 424, which will strip your local school superintendent or those with equivalent authority of their right to give written authority for an individual to possess a firearm within a school zone, could be coming up for a vote any day now in the Assembly. It is urgent that you contact your Assembly member today and … Continued

Take Action Now! Stop AB 7!

Today, the State Assembly took another drastic and irresponsible step to limit your Second Amendment rights by passing AB 7 (Gipson – D). AB 7 would prohibit the open carry of an unloaded long gun in a public place or street within an unincorporated portion of a county. It is critical that we stop this … Continued

Two Anti-Freedom Bills Move On

SB 497 Moves Forward On April 18, in the Senate Public Safety Committee, SB 497 ( Portantino – D) passed on a party-line vote. SB 497, if it becomes law, would extend the one handgun a month limit to ALL firearms. In 2016, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a similar bill stating that “Given California’s stringent … Continued

Take Action: Stop SB 464 & SB 497!

SB 464 (Hill), which aims to place even more burdensome and meaningless regulations on licensed firearm dealers in California, will be heard by the Senate Appropriations Committee on April 17. SB 464 is unnecessary as licensed firearm dealers already must adhere to strict safety regulations and all the bill will result in is higher costs … Continued

AB 757 Struck Down While AB 521 Moves On

Today, the Assembly Public Safety Committee struck down AB 757, which would have made California a “shall issue” state, leaving law-abiding Californians in certain counties to deal with an over burdensome process when attempting to acquire a CCW permit. CRPA applauds Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez for her efforts to allow all Californians to protect themselves and … Continued

Take Action: Support AB 757 & AB 521!

AB 757, which could make California a “shall issue” state, will be heard before the Assembly Public Safety Committee on Tuesday, April 4th. The hearing will take place in Room 126 at 9 AM in the State Capitol. It is critical that you contact the Public Safety Committee and urge the members of the Public Safety Committee to support this … Continued