Democrats believe that you can trust government to protect you.
A simple reminder:
“When seconds count, remember the police are minutes away”.
Feel safer? The same police who allow criminals from other nations run rampant in our communities? The same police that demand illegal aliens be allowed to keep their cars—while honest, but drunk, citizens have theirs impounded?
You have the HUMAN RIGHT of self defense and out Constitution recognizes it. Too bad Democrats are hypocrites—Feinstein hates you having a gun while she carries one, legally, in her purse. Democrats like Biden, Obama Perez and Steinberg hate guns—yet they have bodyguards with guns. Democrats act like the Soviet Politiburo—luxury and safety for them while the proletariat must fend for themselves.
Please contact your state Legislators TODAY!
National Rifle Association, 5/5/12
Mark Twain is quoted as saying, “No man`s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” Well, California has definitely proven that statement true over the years. Anti-gun legislators and activists are working hard to impose more restrictions on law-abiding gun owners and your help is needed to STOP this madness.
Everyone knows that criminals DO NOT respect or obey the law and the anti-gun bills reported below are only stopping law-abiding gun owners from exercising and enjoying their Second Amendment rights and hunting heritage. Please call AND e-mail your state Legislators TODAY and urge them to STOP SUPPORTING criminals by disarming law-abiding citizens.
The anti-gun bills reported below are moving in the California legislature and ALL gun owners are needed to help stop them. Please forward this alert to your family, friends and fellow gun owners in California and urge them to call AND e-mail their state Legislators to OPPOSE the following anti-gun bills.
This Monday, May 7, anti-gun bills, Senate Bill 1221 and Senate Bill 1366 will be heard by the state Senate Committee on Appropriations. Please call AND e-mail members of this committee TODAY and urge them to OPPOSE SB 1221 and SB 1366. Contact information for committee members can be found here.
As early as this Monday, the following anti-gun bills could heard by the full state Assembly. Please call AND e-mail your state Assemblyman TODAY and urge him or her to OPPOSE Assembly Bill 2333, Assembly Bill 2182 andAssembly Bill 2549. Contact information for your state Assemblyman can be found here.
Finally, the following anti-gun bills have passed in the state Assembly and are now pending a hearing date in the state Senate Committee on Public Safety. Please call AND e-mail members of this committee TODAY and urge them to OPPOSE Assembly Bill 1527 and Assembly Bill 2460. AB 1527 passed in the state Assembly by a vote of 44 to 29 and AB 2460 passed by a vote of 47 to 25. Contact information for this committee can be found here.
Below is a description of each of the bills:
SB 1221, introduced by state Senator Ted Lieu (D-28), would ban hunting bears and bobcats with dogs. Hunting with dogs is a tradition that continues to be practiced across the country. Many dog breeds with select characteristics for hunting can be traced back for thousands of years. Seventeen states allow bear hunting with dogs. The use of hounds for hunting has never been shown to have an adverse impact on wildlife numbers as biologists and wildlife experts direct regulations and bag limits just as they do with other hunting seasons.
SB 1221 is supported by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) – a radical group that supports banning all hunting with or without dogs. Its President, Wayne Pacelle, has been quoted as saying: “We are going to use the ballot box and the democratic process to stop all hunting in the United States … We will take it species by species until all hunting is stopped in California. Then we will take it state by state.” In 2003, HSUS unsuccessfully championed California Assembly Bill 342 that would have banned all hunting with hounds. They now seem to be taking a deceptive and incremental approach to accomplish the same goal via SB 1221. Don’t let anti-hunting extremists remove another traditional form of hunting.
SB 1366, introduced by state Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-7), would require every person to report the theft or loss of a firearm he or she owns or possessesto a local law enforcement agency in the jurisdiction in which the theft or loss occurred within 48 hours of the time he or she knew or reasonably should have known that the firearm had been stolen or lost. Law-abiding gun owners should not be made a victim twice. AB 2333, introduced by Assembly Member Jose Solorio (D-69), would expand the crime of bringing a BB gun onto school grounds, to include non-metallic projectiles, and would impose an unnecessary and potentially severe criminal liability on everyday toys (not just BB guns and pellet guns) with severe penalties. Under this bill, a parent who inadvertently has a toy gun in their car when picking up their child from school can end up facing FELONY charges and up to a year in jail; the same is true for students who inadvertently have a toy that expels a plastic (or even a foam) projectile in their backpack or car. AB 2333 would also create a negligent storage law for BB “devices,” a person who knows or reasonably should know that a minor is likely to gain access to that BB device without the permission of the minor’s parent or legal guardian is subject to civil fines starting at $250. AB 2182, introduced by state Assembly Member Norma Torres (D-31), would require that a person be arrested if they inadvertently attempt to bring a firearm through an airport TSA checkpoint and ban that person from entering that airport in the future.
AB 2549, introduced by state Assembly Member Isadore Hall (D-52), ignores many of the fundamental legal issues that have been created by the firearms polices and regulations of the California Department of Justice. One specific section of AB 2549 will allow only a law enforcement officer to request to retain one of the personally owned and regulated firearms should they leave their issuing agency, the rest of their personally owned and regulated firearms will confiscated and /or surrendered for disposal. These regulated firearms can only be owned by law enforcement officers if he/she has received a letter from their issuing agency first and can only keep one firearm with the approval of the head of the agency.
AB 1527, introduced by state Assembly Member Anthony Portantino (D-44), would expand on last year’s ban on open carrying of an unloaded handgun to also include unloaded rifles and shotguns.
AB 2460, introduced by state Assembly Member Roger Dickinson (D-9), would ban the private party transfer or sale of handguns that are not on the California Approved Handgun Roster by law enforcement officers.