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

CRPA and NRA to Host Webinar on Approved “Assault Weapon” Regulations

On July 31, 2017, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) officially approved DOJ’s proposed “bullet-button assault weapon” regulations. These regulations are now law, and they, among other things, govern how owners of certain “bullet-button assault weapons” are to register their firearms with DOJ by July 1, 2018. The OAL’s approval is surprising because these regulations … Continued

California Office of Administrative Law Approves DOJ’s Proposed “Assault Weapon” Regulations—Lawsuit Soon to be Filed

Today, the Office of Administrative Law officially approved DOJ’s proposed “bullet-button assault weapon” regulations. These regulations are a result of the enactment of Senate Bill 880 and Assembly Bill 1135, both of which classify certain firearms required to be equipped with “bullet buttons” as “assault weapons” under California law. Pursuant to this change in the … Continued

Anti-Gun Agenda Paused for Summer Break

Playing the Waiting Game This last week, the California legislature broke for its annual summer recess. While our representatives are on vacation, they have left behind a host of toxic anti-gun legislation in various stages of the legislative process. Now, you may think this would be a good thing; if the legislature isn’t meeting, they … Continued

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals—“Law-Abiding Citizen’s Right to Bear Common Arms Must Enable The Typical Citizen to Carry a Gun”

On Tuesday, July 25, The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its anticipated decision in the case of Grace v. District of Columbia, and issued a permanent injunction prohibiting D.C. from enforcing its “good reason” (i.e., a special need beyond self-defense) requirement for the issuance of a CCW. For decades, Washington D.C. barred residents from … Continued

DOJ Introduces Proposed Regulations Adding “Privacy Notices” to Firearm Related Forms

On Monday, July 24, the California Department of Justice introduced another set of proposed regulations, this time for the purpose of adding required “privacy notices” to certain firearm related forms.Members may recall that last December, DOJ’s Privacy Office began mailing letters like this one to certified Firearm Safety Instructors informing them that DOJ inadvertently disclosed … Continued


Recently, without warning or any notification, the California Department of Justice submitted another set of proposed regulations for the registration of newly classified “assault weapons” to the Office of Administrative Law. As with their past two attempts, DOJ has once again listed these regulations as “File and Print Only,” meaning that members of the public … Continued

Anti-Gun/Anti-Small Business SB 464 Clears Assembly Appropriations Committee

Today, the Assembly Appropriations Committee Voted to pass SB 464 out of committee for a vote by the full Assembly. By passing out of committee, SB 464 is that much closer to becoming law. SB 464 aims to implement increased security measures for firearms dealers regarding the storage of their merchandise. Dealers would be forced … Continued

Join The Fight Against Assault Weapons Restrictions In The Courts

Attention California Gun Owners NRA and CRPA are still accepting additional plaintiffs to join the Rupp v. Becerra lawsuit challenging California’s “assault weapon” restrictions. Anyone in the state of California who currently owns a firearm now classified as an “assault weapon” pursuant to SB 880 and AB 1135 who is interested in being a plaintiff … Continued