The state affiliate of the National Rifle Assn. have filed the first of a series of planned lawsuits against a package of gun control bills approved in California last year, including one challenging the state’s newly expanded assault weapons ban.
You remember these guys…they’re the ones who’s feckless and pathetic advocacy efforts brought Gunmageddon down on you last legislative session.
The first lawsuit will be filed late in federal court in Santa Ana by the California Rifle and Pistol Assn., the state affiliate of the NRA , and asks the courts to declare the expanded assault weapon law unconstitutional.
Let’s hope the real NRA takes charge of this. The California Rifle and Pistol Assn. has already shown us what they are made of. We’re not impressed.
The legislation, and other bills including a ban on large-capacity ammunition magazines, were approved by Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature in response to a 2015 terrorist shooting in San Bernardino in which weapons including AR-15 rifles were used to kill 14 people attending a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center.
Read the whole story in the LA Times