California Senate Oks Expansions of ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law

SACRAMENTO — Employers, co-workers and teachers could ask judges to take away guns from people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others under a bill that has cleared the California Senate. Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced the bill in response to a No...

Should You Need to Pass a Social Media Check to Get a Gun?

ALBANY, N.Y. — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? "We certainly want to make sure we're putting weapons in the hands of the right people and keeping them out of the hands of the wrong people." — Sen. Kevin Parker That's a question many ha...
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Bill to End Bail in California Heads to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO — A bill approved Tuesday by the California Senate to end bail and replace it with a risk-assessment system is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated he supports it. "Today, the legislature took an important step forward in reducing the in...