Massive gun control legislation will be sweeping across the country in the first quarter of 2019.
New laws going into effect January, 1st and new legislation coming in the first quarter.
From California, Minnesota, Florida to Washington State. All mostly Democratic majority States.
These states will be in enacting Red Flag laws, Mag bans over 15 rounds, Universal background checks, lifetime bans and 21 and over age restrictions.
Minnesota Democrats feeling emboldened by their upset will have big plans for 2019. On the docket will be, expanding criminal background checks for firearm sales and enacting Red Flag protective orders, this law allows for police, family members or neighbors to petition the courts to seize firearms if they deem you to be a threat.
Washington State passed their ballot initiative I1639 on November, 6th. Contained in that initiative where firearm purchase age limits, mandated firearm training, reclassification of semi-auto assault rifles, firearm storage laws, 10-day waiting periods for semi-autos and a impose $25 fee for semi-auto rifles purchases.
The group behind the passage I1639 aren’t finished yet, their coming again for more in January. This time the group wants.
1) Restricting access to high-capacity magazines.
2) Restricting access to firearms to people who have been held in mental treatment on an involuntary 72-hour hold.
3) Increasing protection order laws to include threats of hate crimes.
4) Requiring safety training to get a concealed pistol license.
5) Giving local authorities the option to ban open carrying.
6) Extending gun-free zones to child care and early learning centers.
7) Destroying guns confiscated in a crime.
And they just might get everything their hearts desire.
California Will see new gun laws go into effect come January, 1st. Lifetime bans for domestic misdemeanors as well as those who have been involuntarily admitted into a mental health facility more than once in a year, and long guns, like rifles and shotguns, may no longer be purchased by those under the age of 21 unless they are active law enforcement, military or have their hunting license.
Albuquerque, New Mexico Is looking to adopt Red Flag laws, safe storage laws, ammo tax and universal background checks. A spokesman for governor-elect Lujan Grisham said she is supportive of all four proposals and has consistently said she would support legislation to strengthen background checks.
Chicago, Illinois Will be introducing a 72-hour waiting period for all firearm purchases and Reg Flag laws. Some good news for female hunters, you can now wear pink during firearm deer season and upland game season.
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