2A Law

Anti-2A Legislation Package Emerging in California

Video Highlights

  • Anti-2A legislation in California is increasing in the form of packages of multiple bills.
  • CRPA lobbyist and legislative director, Rick Travis, discusses the deceptive nature of these bills.
  • Legislation includes a registry for lock boxes and all firearms.
  • California is now presenting bills as one-offs but they are part of an overall package.
  • The bills affect the hunting community, range areas, and all gun owners in the state.

Video Summary

The landscape of firearm legislation in California is rapidly evolving, with a series of anti-Second Amendment (2A) bills being introduced as part of a cohesive package. This concerning trend was discussed at a recent California Rifle & Pistol Association (CRPA) chapter meeting in Ventura County, where Rick Travis, the legislative director of CRPA, shed light on the current state of affairs.

The meeting highlighted the growing threat of anti-2A legislation in California, with a focus on the emergence of packaged bills targeting various aspects of gun ownership and usage. Travis, a well-known figure in the firearms community and the host of the Firing Line Radio Show on AM590, provided valuable insights into the situation.

The discussion delved into the nuances of the proposed legislation, which includes measures such as the implementation of a registry for lock boxes and firearms, among others. Travis emphasized the need to view these bills as part of a larger package rather than as individual pieces of legislation. Drawing parallels with the situation in Colorado, where similar bills are being introduced separately, Travis highlighted the deceptive nature of the bills in California, which appear to be standalone but are actually interconnected as part of a comprehensive anti-2A agenda.

The legislative landscape in California is marked by a strategic approach that targets various facets of gun ownership, ranging from hunting regulations to range restrictions. Of particular concern is the increasing focus on what Travis referred to as "every gun and every gun owner," indicating a broad-reaching impact on firearm enthusiasts across the state.

The trend of packaged anti-2A legislation poses a significant threat to the rights of gun owners in California, prompting calls for increased vigilance and advocacy within the firearms community. As the legislative director of CRPA, Travis is at the forefront of efforts to combat these restrictive measures and protect the Second Amendment rights of Californians.

The need for unity and proactive engagement in the face of these challenges was underscored during the meeting, with attendees urged to stay informed and actively participate in the legislative process. By remaining vigilant and advocating for responsible gun ownership, the firearms community can work towards safeguarding their rights and preserving the rich tradition of shooting sports in California.