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Judge Upholds California Ban on Carrying Guns in Public

SACRAMENTO — A U.S. judge on Monday upheld California's near-total ban on carrying guns in public even as protests in other states have seen counter-demonstrators armed with weapons. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller denied a review of a 2017 federal app...
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NY Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve NRA

New York’s attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking executives diverted millions...

Background Checks, a Metric for Gun Sales, Hit All-Time High

Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm were done in June, a trend in a year marked by uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic, a subsequent economic recession, protests over racial injustice and calls to reduce police funding....
Photo of Javier Delgadillo-Munoz (left) and Paul DeMarcus Glenn (right)

2 Men Arrested in Shooting of Merced Sheriff’s Deputy

MERCED — Two men have been arrested on suspicion of shooting a California sheriff's deputy whose protective vest may have saved his life. Javier Delgadillo-Munoz and Paul Glenn, both of Modesto, were arrested Wednesday night after the attack on the deputy, ...

City Hall Proposal Would Leave Guns to the Cops

Update, 12/12/19:  The city council voted 7-0 to table the introduction of this bill until later. The next meeting is Jan. 16. The final vote to approve would be at the second meeting the item appears on. It wo...
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50 Arrested, Guns Seized in Central California Gang Takedown

STOCKTON — Authorities say 50 people were arrested and dozens of guns seized in a law enforcement operation targeting the Norteno street gang in central California. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday that the gang members are suspected of...