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California law shifts $24 million to gun-confiscation program
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Posted on 05/01/2013 4:44:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

May 1st, 2013 07:06 PM ET 26 minutes ago California law shifts $24 million to gun-confiscation program

Posted by CNN's Ashley Killough

(CNN) – California Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, signed legislation Wednesday that will boost funding for state efforts to confiscate firearms from those prohibited by law from owning them, the governor's office announced.

The bill gives $24 million from the Dealers' Record of Sale fund - fees paid by gun owners at the time of purchase - to the state's Department of Justice to help clear the backlog of individuals who once purchased a gun but are now barred from possessing firearms.

The state's Bureau of Firearms has identified about 20,000 Californians who illegally hold an estimated 40,000 handguns and assault weapons, with the list growing by 15 to 20 every day.

The money will fund 36 additional agents to increase enforcement of the operation that confiscates such weapons. Cities most targeted in the Armed and Prohibited Persons program include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno and Riverside.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment

1 posted on 05/01/2013 4:44:29 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Perhaps they should just hide their gun and claim they gave it away?


2 posted on 05/01/2013 4:51:03 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Sub-Driver

The bill gives $24 million...
...to help clear the backlog of individuals who once purchased a gun but are now barred from possessing firearms...
...fund 36 additional agents to increase enforcement of the operation that confiscates such weapons...
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24 million dollars for 36 agents...that’s 600 thousand dollars per each.


3 posted on 05/01/2013 4:52:44 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds like a practice run...


4 posted on 05/01/2013 4:56:08 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Repeal The 17th

I was just working on the math. Watch the list of barred individuals grow, the definition of illegal to evolve, the inexcusable swat raids to increase and good people to get hurt.


5 posted on 05/01/2013 4:59:48 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Registration ALWAYS leads to confiscation.


6 posted on 05/01/2013 5:00:04 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

In Mexifornia you cannot legally purchase a firearm unless it’s registered.


7 posted on 05/01/2013 5:02:54 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Sub-Driver

This will, of course, do nothing to remove weapons from the criminals who don’t bother with licenses or registration anyway.


8 posted on 05/01/2013 5:03:09 PM PDT by informavoracious (We're being "punished" with Stanley Ann's baby.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Well, well. Sounds like some Constitution loving Americans in CA need to stand up and fight. If not, you are next.

While Obama has a nice flexible redline, real Americans do not. Confiscation for all is coming to CA. Don't expect material help from free America if you don't first make a stand.

9 posted on 05/01/2013 5:07:12 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

The government will defend the confiscations by saying that they are only taking them from “prohibited persons”, but what they won’t tell you is that they will gradually increase the qualifications in order for you to remain on the “allowed persons” list that practically everyone will be put on the “prohibited persons” list. That is everyone except the ruling class and their pet elites.


10 posted on 05/01/2013 5:10:09 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey. I've got a better idea!

How about the Guv send those new jack boot hires down to the barrios and ghettos and start confiscating some of the stolen guns owned by the 100,000 or so gang members and cartel sicaros infesting the place and causing genuine mayhem?

Oh, wait a minute. You say those agents might get hurt?

Well, never mind. Just go ahead and go after the innocent people who obeyed the law and registered their guns in the first place. It is much easier and safer that way...

11 posted on 05/01/2013 5:12:36 PM PDT by Gritty (The Constitution's purpose is to insulate personal freedom from a lust for power-Judge A. Napolitano)
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To: Sub-Driver

CA is flush with cash.

We can lower taxes here and still have an excess.


12 posted on 05/01/2013 5:14:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Repeal The 17th
24 million dollars for 36 agents...that’s 600 thousand dollars per each.

Each agent gets 500,000 rounds of ammo from DHS.

13 posted on 05/01/2013 5:20:31 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Sub-Driver
ex post facto laws are unconstitutional-

The revolution may start in California because most latino legal & illegal immigrants and 80`s amnestied Chicanos all have pistolas. Pistolas? What Pisotlas!! We don need no stinkin confiscation!

14 posted on 05/01/2013 5:26:32 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.))
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Where do you live? You are very wrong. You can buy a firearm from anyone but it must go through a FFL transaction IAW California regulations.


15 posted on 05/01/2013 5:30:11 PM PDT by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2013! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Had no idea that CA had all that money to burn.


16 posted on 05/01/2013 5:41:05 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Sub-Driver

bkmk


17 posted on 05/01/2013 5:51:26 PM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: TaMoDee

What do you think the FFL transaction accomplishes? Yes, registration. Illegal registration but it is still registration.


18 posted on 05/01/2013 6:24:14 PM PDT by B4Ranch ( There's Two Choices. Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered.)
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To: Sub-Driver

How many innocent will die due to this ComDem Insanity?

Falsely accused, SWAT Team assaults. How Many?

FUBO! And Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown


19 posted on 05/01/2013 6:31:24 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Sub-Driver

20 posted on 05/01/2013 6:54:15 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: B4Ranch

I took your original comment to mean thusly: “that if you want to sell a firearm you must have it registered FIRST.”

Now I know what you meant to say. “An FFL transaction sale = registration.” I agree.


21 posted on 05/01/2013 6:58:00 PM PDT by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2013! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: Sub-Driver
There is still a Constitutional requirement in Article 5 of the Bill of Rights that there must be due process before taking anyone's property.

We are all sworn to uphold and defend the US Constitution. So, you better bring a court order to take the gun or expect resistance.

22 posted on 05/01/2013 7:17:04 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama will soon be met with ridicule and defiance.)
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To: Sub-Driver

California IS going to go bankrupt. There is a reason they need the collect the guns.


23 posted on 05/01/2013 7:41:15 PM PDT by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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To: TaMoDee

Glad you were able to sort it out. And registration = confiscation. Perhaps not right away but you can bet all your ammunition that there will eventually be a confiscation of your weapon.


24 posted on 05/01/2013 9:03:30 PM PDT by B4Ranch ( There's Two Choices. Stand Up and Be Counted ... Or Line Up and Be Numbered.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Looks like the gun owners of CA get the first crack at civil war. Or maybe they will just fold to the libs.


25 posted on 05/01/2013 9:08:13 PM PDT by thegrump (The US is not at war with Islam, but Islam sure as H%!! is at war with the US.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The state's Bureau of Firearms has identified about 20,000 Californians who illegally hold an estimated 40,000 handguns and assault weapons, with the list growing by 15 to 20 every day.

There you go, problem solved. So why all the clamor for new laws?

26 posted on 05/01/2013 10:03:58 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Gritty

“How about the Guv send those new jack boot hires down to the barrios and ghettos and start confiscating some of the stolen guns owned by the 100,000 or so gang members and cartel sicaros infesting the place and causing genuine mayhem?”

A suggested few areas to do what you suggest:

The barrios in LA and S California, the barrios in East San Jose, Stockton and ____________ fill in the blank.

Then go to Watts, Oakland, Richmond, San Jose to eliminate the sons of Obozo and Holder from havin illegal guns, who have turned these cities into shooting grounds with dead victims on a regular basis.


27 posted on 05/02/2013 7:08:49 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (I'm afraid to go visit any American college because of all the foreign students with bombs.)
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To: B4Ranch

“What do you think the FFL transaction accomplishes? Yes, registration. Illegal registration but it is still registration.”

Funny how some people just don’t get this. FFL is registration.
The database does exist. If the government says otherwise
they are lying through their teeth.


28 posted on 05/02/2013 7:44:29 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: thegrump

They will easily fold to the libs. They are too busy watching their TV’s to be bothered anyway. Trained dogs will sniff out anything, but probably only from the evil folk who clearly got their jobs and were able to purchase such property due to white privilege. Obama’s people will not be bothered, since that would be racissss.


29 posted on 05/02/2013 7:57:31 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: Sub-Driver
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30 posted on 05/02/2013 9:31:42 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh boy....more law enforcement. Good news for the law and order Freepers.


31 posted on 05/02/2013 10:27:05 AM PDT by Half Vast Conspiracy (Based on a letter from an 8 year old…school is now illegal...'cuz it’s yuckey and dumb'.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ole Mayor Jerry Brown, of Oakland, need look no further that one of the most violent cities in CA...it is a divine right for a violent felon to carry in that city...


32 posted on 05/02/2013 4:11:46 PM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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