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A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable

A silver lining from the Isla Vista tragedy: New power to take guns from the unstable

The pro-gun crowd will be foaming, but Gov. Jerry Brown today signed into law AB 1014, by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), that will let family members or police seek a court order to temporarily remove lawfully owned weapons from the home of someone deemed at risk of committing violence.

The Gun Violence Restraining Order bill arose after the...

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