Skip to comments.LA City Councilís Public Safety Committee To Hear Stricter Gun Control Measures
Posted on 04/26/2013 9:01:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) Stricter gun control measures will be the focus Friday during the Los Angeles City Councils Public Safety Committee meeting.
Committee members will get an update on a measure, proposed by Councilman Paul Krekorian, which would ban possession of high capacity gun magazines within city limits. They will also consider another measure, which if passed, would allow for the keeping of electronic records of all firearm sales and transfers.
Some local residents told KNX 1070s Margaret Carrero no law will stop people from acquiring weapons.
They are still going to get them, one man said. If they want them, they will get them.
Its not going to change anything, they need to deal with people, a woman said. I really believe that, they really need to deal with people.
Gun rights advocates have said a ban on magazines with more than 10 rounds directly violates the 2nd Amendment and are ready to sue the city if these laws go through.
I take it as a real-world sign of the dynamics of gun control politics that Midway Arms just announced a sale on 30 and 40 round AK mags.
There was a time in this country when low tier public servants like these pixies wouldn’t have dared to trample the Bill of Rights like this. They’d have been thrown in jail.
And to think, in 1982 California residents voted down Prop 15 which would have banned handguns in California. I always thought that meant that a citizen could own any type of handgun made.
Since that day, the politicians have been working overtime to find a way around the vote.
Can’t ban handguns? demand they have certain “safety” features such as loaded chamber indicator.
Ban “clips” (magazines) with more than 10 rounds.
Revolvers or semi autos, ban semi autos. People still will have revolvers.
Ban revolvers with fluted cylinders.
Ban revolvers with more than 5 cylinders.
Ban “bad” ammo.
Eventually people in California will find they are limited to a matchlock single shot handgun for protection. After all, it is still a “right” to own a handgun.
Second hint, Figure out how to enforce the laws you have before piling more on top.
Except for grandfathered magazines, CA already bans hi-cap mags over 10 rounds.
Handgun and assault weapons are already registered and both paper and elontronic records are in place. With the exception of curios and familial transfers, all firearms transfer have to go thru a ealer. Starting 2014, new long guns will be registered.These idiots obviously don't keep up with CA law.
Of course it would be more useful if they weren’t one of the worst 3 cities in the nation for enforcement of current federal gun laws. So, we need to crack down on the law abiding citizens......MS-13 must be a major contributor to the Dems.
When the big quake hits and law and order break down, Angelinos without a firearm or two are going to be in big trouble.
Current Cali law is that magazines of no more than 10 rounds are legal. However when that law passed they grandfathered in all higher capacity mags.
So if you bought your weapon before the high cap ban, you can still legally use your 30 round mag.
What the LA council is proposing will make instant criminals out of legal gun owners. Not that they care and are probably well aware of this.
So gang members will obtain permits now?.
They should rearrange the words to “Committee for Public Safety.”
I am thinking along the same lines in this Orwellian age:
LA City Councils Public Safety Committee = Comite de salut public, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_of_Public_Safety
53071. It is the intention of the Legislature to occupy the whole field of regulation of the registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms as encompassed by the provisions of the Penal Code, and such provisions shall be exclusive of all local regulations, relating to registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms, by any political subdivision as defined in Section 1721 of the Labor Code.
Not only did SF found it an expensive lesson, it must have really galled them to write a $380,000 check to the NRA. And yes there are other codes and case law in California stating that a magazine is part of firearm.
Will they be taking action against the police officers who illegally opened fire raining a parade of led on two gals in a pick up and another guy in vehicle during the Dorner manhunt? Oh that’s right, the prosecutor is filing no charges against rogue cops, and the 2 gals are getting over $4 million in lawsuit.