BREAKING: CRPA and NRA File Lawsuit Challenging California’s “Assault Weapon” Ban!

Today, April 24, attorneys supported by CRPA and NRA filed the first of many critical lawsuits; the first step in restoring the full freedoms of the Second Amendment in California. This lawsuit challenges California’s newly expanded “Assault Weapon Control Act” (AWCA). The AWCA makes it illegal to manufacture, sell, transport, import or transfer hundreds of … Continued

Five Day Comment Period on Proposed “Emergency” Regulations Regarding Magazines Capable of Holding More than 10 Rounds Opens

As we previously reported , the California Department of Justice provided notice of  proposed regulations relating to magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds-Just days before the holidays when they think no one will be watching. DOJ submitted the regulations under California’s emergency rulemaking process which shortens the timeframes for public view to just … Continued

CRPA Files NRA Supported Lawsuit Challenging California’s Ban on Publicly Carrying Firearms

On August 17th, the California Rifle & Pistol Association and several individuals, with the support of the National Rifle Association, filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging state and local restrictions on carrying a firearm for self-defense in public. Both California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Los Angeles Sheriff James McDonnell are named as defendants because, … Continued

BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Rules No Second Amendment Right to CCW

A full panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit today used shameful sophistry and sleight of hand to effectively deny millions of Californians their constitutional right to bear firearms in public for self-defense. The ruling came in the long-running case of Peruta v. San Diego, which challenged California’s discretionary issuance of … Continued

Recap On Senate Vote!

Today, the California State Senate again decided that protecting criminals is more important than defending your Second Amendment rights. The good news is, they have not yet become law! Ten out of the eleven bills that were approved today will take us one step closer to losing our ability to protect ourselves and our families. Many of … Continued

Take Action Now!

Today, the California State Senate Appropriations Committee approved various pieces of anti-firearm legislation that will severely limit your constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The reasoning behind these pieces of legislation is to beat Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to the punch, in his push for stricter gun control throughout California. What we are seeing is a … Continued

DOJ Launches Online Firearm Ownership Reporting System 

The California Department of Justice (DOJ) recently launched the California Reporting Information System (CRIS). CRIS is a web-based application that allows gun owners to report their firearm related transactions to the DOJ. The DOJ touts that this system is a step toward streamlining processes to save gun owners time by reporting firearm transactions online instead … Continued

The CRPA Election Guide Has Arrived!

CRPA’s official 2016 Primary Election Guide is now available! Please reference this guide for highly recommended and thoroughly vetted candidates that will best represent our values as gun owners and supporters of the Second Amendment. You will also note those candidates that do not support the Second Amendment or failed to respond.The list of recommended candidates can … Continued


UPDATE: AB 2510 has passed out of the Assembly with a 74-0 vote. This bill, which is supported by the CRPA, NRA, GOC and law enforcement groups is a positive step towards reaching CCW licensure uniformity throughout California! CRPA Continues To Stand In Support Of Local Law Enforcement And AB 2510 On Wednesday of last week, … Continued