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CAL-FFL Opposition Letters to Gov. Brown regarding gun control bills (2013)

CAL-FFL Opposition Letters to Gov. Brown regarding gun control bills (2013)

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California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees opposition letters to Gov. Brown regarding gun control bills (2013)
California Association of Federal Firearms Licensees opposition letters to Gov. Brown regarding gun control bills (2013)

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Monday, September 23, 2013Governor Jerry BrownState CapitolSacramento, CA 95814Regarding: Request for VETO of SB 299 (DeSaulnier)Dear Governor Brown,I write you today on behalf of the thousands of members and supporters of CaliforniaAssociation of Federal Firearms Licensees (CAL-FFL), California’s largest firearms industry andconsumer advocacy association, to express our STRONG OPPOSITION to SB 299.SB 299 criminalizes, with no exceptions, any failure to report a lost or stolen firearm to lawenforcement within 48 hours.The one group of people who could not be prosecuted under SB 299 are those most likely touse a firearm in the commission of a crime. Felons and others prohibited from possessingfirearms cannot be charged with failure to report a lost or stolen gun -- requiring them to do sowould violate their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination (for the crime of possessinga gun in the first place, possibly even by operation of another crime).As you poignantly stated in your veto message
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for Senator DeSaulnier’s last attempt to createsuch a law, “For the most part, responsible people report the loss or theft of a firearm andirresponsible people do not. I am skeptical that this bill would change those behaviors.”We respectfully ask that you VETO SB 299.Sincerely, _______________ Craig DeLuzLegislative Advocatecc: June Clark, Deputy Legislative Secretary
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Veto message at http://gov.ca.gov/docs/SB_1366_Veto_Message.pdf, last visited September 20,2013.
 
Monday, September 23, 2013Governor Jerry BrownState CapitolSacramento, CA 95814Regarding: Request for VETO of SB 374 (Steinberg)Dear Governor Brown,I write you today on behalf of the thousands of members and supporters of CaliforniaAssociation of Federal Firearms Licensees (CAL-FFL), California’s largest firearms industry andconsumer advocacy association, to express our STRONG OPPOSITION to SB 374.SB 374 would ban semi-automatic rifles in common use for lawful purposes, protected under theSecond Amendment to the United States Constitution. It would also create new criminal liabilityfor hundreds of thousands of Californians and California visitors -- including shooting sportscompetitors -- without so much as a simple outreach program, public service announcement, ormandate that DOJ update the years-outdated (and, in many cases, grossly misleading) informationit promulgates [but refuses to correct in spite of the real consequences to law-abiding people].However, SB 374 would have an unintended consequence that benefits our members and allAmerican gun owners -- the bill would assist the gun industry and consumers alike by providing aclear federal civil rights litigation path for making the common semi-automatic firearms thatSenator Steinberg (and others) seek to ban here forever off-limits to opportunistic politicians andmisguided acts like Senator Steinberg’s SB 374. As such, we have no choice but to be GRATEFULthat Senator Steinberg would choose to expedite our litigation strategy (saving us thousands of dollars and many years) by providing such a ripe opportunity for us to litigate theseConstitutional questions to their ultimate conclusion. SB 374 could very well represent SenatorSteinberg’s legacy, amusingly revered forever by gun owners and dealers across the nation as“the man who saved the AR-15.”We strongly urge you to VETO SB 374 unless you, like us, wish to see AR-15s on the walls of every California gun dealer, freely available for sale to all non-prohibited people -- and thisdebate concluded once and for all.Sincerely, _______________ Craig DeLuzLegislative Advocatecc: June Clark, Deputy Legislative Secretary
 
Monday, September 23, 2013Governor Jerry BrownState CapitolSacramento, CA 95814Regarding: Request for VETO of SB 475 (Leno)Dear Governor Brown,I write you today on behalf of the thousands of members and supporters of CaliforniaAssociation of Federal Firearms Licensees (CAL-FFL), California’s largest firearms industry andconsumer advocacy association, to express our STRONG OPPOSITION to SB 475.SB 475 would require the prior approval of the board of supervisors of both the County of SanMateo and the City and County of San Francisco for an officer, employee, operator, or lessee of District 1-A to contract for, authorize, or allow an event at which a firearm or ammunition issold at the Cow Palace, effectively ending gun shows at this facility.SB 475 is nothing less than a blatant and hostile attack on Constitutionally-protected speech --and the law-abiding participants of gun shows -- based purely on the content of the speech.If San Mateo and/or San Francisco don’t wish for good and peaceful people to engage inexpressive conduct protected under the First and Second Amendments at the Cow Palace, theyshould ask the Legislature to replace the buildings and grounds of District 1-A with a prison.We strongly urge you to VETO SB 475.Sincerely, _______________ Craig DeLuzLegislative Advocatecc: June Clark, Deputy Legislative Secretary

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