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    The Supreme Court’s decisions in Heller and McDonald took a flat handgun prohibition (at least at home, possibly locked up, possibly selected from a very short list) off the table for gun-grabbing states like California.

    But a whole heck of a lot remains. California has proven itself to be innovative in devising new anti-constitutional laws including these.

    I mean, look at this one. How could it ever be abused?

    AB 61 by Assemblymember Philip Ting (D-San Francisco) allows an employer, coworker, or an employee or teacher to file a petition requesting a gun violence restraining order.

    We are entering interesting times.

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      PS: In a way, I don’t fully blame the anti-constitutionalists in Sacramento. Sure, they loathe their fellow Americans’ ability to keep and bear arms–those deplorable MAGA hat racist Trump voters, how dare they even exist in polite company! I’m willing to stipulate that at least some of these anti-constitutionalists simply don’t know any better. (Perhaps we can blame the public school system here.)

      I do partially blame the U.S. Supreme Court’s lefty justices and Justice Kennedy, who by all appearances enabled them here. Even the lefty justices know better, and Justice Kennedy certainly did. But by abdicating their responsibility to enforce Heller and McDonald, and say “The Second Amendment actually means something,” these justices gave the green light to states like California. And those states responded by enacting anti-constitutional laws like these.

      If Justice Kennedy had voted to grant some of the cert petitions that arose out of post-McDonald 2A litigation, Sacramento would not be thumbing its nose at Californians’ right to self-defense today.

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      When you’ve lost the ACLU…


      The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) opposed the bill, saying it “poses a significant threat to civil liberties” because a restraining order can be sought before a gun owner has an opportunity to dispute the request.

      Additionally, those making a request under the new law may “lack the relationship or skills required to make an appropriate assessment,” the ACLU said.

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        C/P my comment from the post on Califailure Gov. Newsom wanting more anti-2A laws - ‘a long way to go’…..

        The typical Democrats should go for it - the brass ring - elimination of all aspects of 2A in the Califailure. They’re doing everything but that in session. They all should come out and admit it - for once in their existence be absolutely honest. - the typical Democrats want 2A gone with forced confiscation from all law-abiding citizens of anything that can be considered a weapon, not just toys that go bang.

        Hint: The typical Democrats are thiseffingclose to a ‘supermajority’ in the state. They’d get their wet dream.

        All the typical Democrats would have to do is get…. um…… get…… er…… get ‘bodies’ to enforce it. Bodies. yeah, that’s it, that’s the ticket. Bodies.