California just passed 3 major gun laws. It’s time for the rest of America to ca

Don't say change can't happen because it just did.

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The California state legislature continues to lead the nation on common sense gun laws.

The bills are primarily aimed at limiting access to people convicted of domestic abuse.

These arent rules meant to undo the Second Amendment or take guns away from law-abiding people.They are simple, common-sense changes that are aimed to restrict access to deadly weapons by people convicted of violent crimes or who have a repeated track record of severe mental illness.

We must do more to ensure the safety of our survivors of domestic violence, Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio said.

If signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown (D), the three bills would make the following changes:

  • A lifetime ban on those convicted of domestic violence.
  • A similar ban on those involuntarily placed in a court ordered psychiatric hold twice in one year.
  • New standards for those seeking concealed carry permits.
  • This isn't complicated. But it is necessary.READ FULL STORY