NEED you ATTENTION!!! CA Assembly to Consider Severe Restrictions on Ammo!

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      Member Glockamania®'s Avatar
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      NEED you ATTENTION!!! CA Assembly to Consider Severe Restrictions on Ammo!

      NEED your ATTENTION>>>

      Start calling, emailing and share with your friends to stop this:

      http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Read.aspx?id=3693

      California Assembly to Consider Severe Restrictions on Ammunition Sales!

      Wednesday, March 19, 2008

      Stand Up and Make Your Voice Heard Today!
      On Tuesday, April 8, the Assembly Public Safety Committee will consider legislation that would require gun owners to obtain a “permit-to-purchase” before buying handgun ammunition.

      Introduced by State Assembly Member Kevin De Leon (D-45), Assembly Bill 2062 puts ammunition sales in the crosshairs. AB2062 would require that law-abiding gun owners obtain a permit to buy handgun ammunition and would impose severe restrictions on the private transfers of handgun ammunition. Applicants for a “permit-to-purchase” would be required to submit to a background check, pay a $35 fee, and wait as long as 30 days to receive the permit.

      Under AB2062, it would be unlawful to privately transfer more than 50 rounds of ammunition per month, even between family and friends, unless you are registered as a “handgun ammunition vendor” in the Department of Justice’s database. Ammunition retailers would have to be licensed and store ammunition in such a manner that it would be inaccessible to purchasers. The bill would also require vendors to keep a record of the transaction including the ammunition buyer’s name, driver’s license, the quantity, caliber and type of ammunition purchased, and right thumbprint, which would be submitted to the Department of Justice or the number of his handgun ammunition purchase permit. Vendors would be required to contact the purchase permit database, to verify the validity of a permit before completing a sale. All ammunition sales in the State of California would be subject to a $3 per transaction tax. Lastly, mail order ammunition sales would be prohibited. Any violator of AB2062 would be subject to civil fines.

      Please contact the members of the Assembly Public Safety Committee and your State Assembly Member TODAY and respectfully urge them to oppose this onerous attack on our Second Amendment freedoms. Contact information for the committee members can be found below. Please click here to find your State Assembly Member.

      State Assembly Member Jose Solorio (D-69), Chair
      (916) 319-2069
      Assemblymember.solorio@assembly.ca.gov

      State Assembly Member Greg Aghazarian, (R-26), Vice Chair
      (916) 319-2026
      Assemblymember.aghazarian@assembly.ca.gov

      State Assembly Member Joel Anderson (R-77)
      (916) 319-2077
      Assemblymember.Anderson@assembly.ca.gov

      State Assembly Member Hector De La Torre (D-50)
      (916) 319-2050
      Assemblymember.DeLaTorre@assembly.ca.gov

      State Assembly Member Fiona Ma (D-12)
      (916) 319-2012
      Assemblymember.Ma@assembly.ca.gov

      State Assembly Member Anthony J. Portantino (D-44)
      (916) 319-2044
      Assemblymember.Portantino@assembly.ca.gov
      Good luck troops!!!

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      Junior Member GrkPilot's Avatar
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      I already send them an email and a letter. We all need to act.

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      Senior Member Baldy's Avatar
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      They just dump our letters in the trash as we are out of state.

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      This was brought up in another thread as well. I sent emails to my Rep and to all the people on the committee. But this being California, I don't like our chances, I'm sorry to say.

      I think I'll re-mail them from a couple other email addresses and use other family member's names.

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