CA Gun Shops to Suffer Death of a Thousand Signs
California has another anti-human, anti-gun bill sitting on the desk of Governor Moonbeam Brown. This one attempts to raise the cost of business for gun shops by creating a whole host of regulations requiring all kinds of signage and ‘warnings’ to ‘protect’ people from freedom. If they thought they could just outright ban all guns and send out armed goons to confiscate the guns, they would.
This is a much softer approach to clamping down on freedom in California. The plus side of this is all of these laws and regulations are good for the black market. What politicians meant for ill, agorists can use for gain. Go black market!
AB 1525 (otherwise known as The Brady/Baker Act) is authored by Asm. Catharine Baker (R – Dublin) and sponsored by the Brady Campaign. It requires new signage in California gun stores; one more expense borne by firearms retailers, with risk of losing their license—and livelihood—for non-compliance.
These are the very same retailers who just recently had to re-sign their shops due to other bills and would be required to do it all over again.
In addition, it places a strange mandate on firearms manufacturers, requiring California only “descriptive materials” on their lawfully distributed and Constitutionally protected products.
It requires they include a warning that sends people to the California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) website, an agency which provides absolutely no technical support to the consumer and simply doesn’t have the expertise to do so.
And finally, AB 1525 requires gun purchasers to sign one more form acknowledging that they have been duly warned via the plethora of new signs and packaging.
DeLuz shared, “This non-stop drumbeat of anti-gun-owner and anti-business regulations has done nothing to improve our state, but it has cost the Legislature and the author any credibility they had left, along with the very validation and compliance they seek. This measure is simply a problem is search of more problems.”
AB 1525 is now on the desk of Governor Jerry Brown, awaiting his signature or veto.