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LA City Councilís Public Safety Committee To Hear Stricter Gun Control Measures
CBSLA.com) ^ | April 26, 2013 7:49 AM | Margaret Carrero

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 Council’s 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 1070’s 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.”

“It’s 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.


TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; fraud; govtabuse; gun; guncontrol; guns; mediabias; secondamendment; tyranny

1 posted on 04/26/2013 9:01:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

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.


2 posted on 04/26/2013 9:04:08 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: BenLurkin

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.


3 posted on 04/26/2013 9:09:19 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I got expelled from the "fundamental transformation" indoctrination center.)
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To: BenLurkin

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.


4 posted on 04/26/2013 9:12:56 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: BenLurkin
Hint, take all the guns away from the Illegal immigrants and the public will be safer. But that would mean enforcing the all ready in place laws.

Second hint, Figure out how to enforce the laws you have before piling more on top.

5 posted on 04/26/2013 9:15:24 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: BenLurkin
Interrogative: Does this mean that the LAPD will be actively disarming “Amish” and Latino gangs? Oh, wait...
6 posted on 04/26/2013 9:18:46 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: BenLurkin
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.

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.

7 posted on 04/26/2013 9:20:05 AM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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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.


8 posted on 04/26/2013 9:21:08 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: BenLurkin

When the big quake hits and law and order break down, Angelinos without a firearm or two are going to be in big trouble.


9 posted on 04/26/2013 9:25:39 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: BenLurkin

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.


10 posted on 04/26/2013 9:32:48 AM PDT by broken_clock (Nuke'm til they glow, then shoot'em in the dark.)
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To: BenLurkin

So gang members will obtain permits now?.


11 posted on 04/26/2013 9:44:36 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: BenLurkin

They should rearrange the words to “Committee for Public Safety.”


12 posted on 04/26/2013 9:54:16 AM PDT by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Daveinyork

I am thinking along the same lines in this Orwellian age:

LA City Council’s Public Safety Committee = Comite de salut public, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Committee_of_Public_Safety

The NappyOne


13 posted on 04/26/2013 10:51:51 AM PDT by NappyOne
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To: broken_clock
I guess the LA City Council is going to get schooled, as the San Francisco Board of Supervisors was with Proposition H, regarding California Government Code Section 53071.

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.

14 posted on 04/26/2013 10:53:49 AM PDT by atomic_dog
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To: BenLurkin

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.


15 posted on 04/26/2013 4:13:25 PM PDT by TheBigJ
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