California Presses Forward to Outlaw Self-Defense in the Form of "Gun Control"

California Presses Forward to Outlaw Self-Defense in the Form of "Gun Control"

The statistics are not in California's favor, as states with higher rates of legal gun ownership and less restrictions continue to enjoy lower levels of crime.

Nevertheless, California pushes ahead with its clumsy attempt to disarm the law-abiding population, and by extension, take away their right to self-defense.  Fox News reports:

After passing laws that expand the definition of “assault weapon” and make it illegal to possess gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition, the state is facing myriad problems in trying to enforce the new laws. The first trouble came when the California Department of Justice (DOJ) attempted to draft their plan to register all of the rifles in California which have “bullet button” reloading devices and other rifles that would fall under the state’s expanded assault weapons ban. On June 26, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) determined that the DOJ had improperly sought to avoid the public comment period on the plan. That caused the deadline for registration to be pushed back six months.
— Stephen Gutowski, reporting for Fox News

When a leftist state like California passes laws to restrict even the number of rounds allowed in a magazine (despite virtually no evidence supporting its efficacy), law makers are not targeting criminals. They are targeting law-abiding citizens.

Ask yourself two things honestly. From the perspective of a criminal:

  • Would you rather target someone for a crime in a state where they're likely to be armed or unarmed?
  • Would you want to carry a weapon that's been legally "neutered" or illegally unrestricted, so that in the event your victim was legally armed, you'd still retain an advantage?

In their quest for more power and control, leftists like to ignore inconvenient truths. Such was the case of disgraced former-Senator Leland Yee (D-CA), who was hailed for pushing increasingly restrictive gun legislation, only to be arrested for illegally selling the same weapons he campaigned against.

The leftist power structure Yee left behind after being removed from office in 2015 carries on his legacy. If this trend persists and crime continues to run rampant, it will only be a matter of time before California becomes completely uninhabitable.

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