California's ballot initiative outlaws magazines that hold more than 10 rounds, criminalizes a failure to report guns lost or stolen, requires a background check to buy ammunition, and enables the state to seize guns from convicted felons in some circumstances.When the 1989 assault weapons ban passed, existing >10 round magazines were grandfathered. Not now. Background checks for ammo have been tried and failed. Criminalizing failure to report loss or theft of a gun is punishing the victim. Felons in possession was already a felony. Why add another such law?
Friday, November 11, 2016
Maine Votes Down Mandatory Background Checks
But California, Oregon, and Washington voters voted for more laws that criminals will ignore. 11/9/16 Christian Science Monitor has the depressing details: