Mon. Oct 18th, 2021

Gun shows are effectively banned from the Orange County Fairgrounds after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a number of bills Oct. 8 that seek to increase gun control laws across the state. The gun show bill, Senate Bill 264 written by state Sen. Dave Min (D-Irvine), originally intended to ban all gun shows on state-owned fairgrounds across California. But after making its way through the Appropriations Committee, the bill was whittled down to only affect the Orange County Fairgrounds. “When I first sought to end gun shows at the OC Fairgrounds, I was told by many this was impossible, especially for a freshman Senator,” Min wrote on Twitter. “Proud to have proven them wrong. Thank you [Newsom] for making our Orange County community safer from gun violence. “The path to ending gun violence will not be easy, but your passion and energy make me optimistic we can get this done.” After …

Author: Drew Van Voorhis

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