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California mayors urge governor to sign gun control bill
California mayors urge governor to sign gun control bill

A group representing 69 California mayors, including Los Angeles’ Eric Garcetti, sent a letter Wednesday to Gov. Jerry Brown, urging him to sign legislation that would make it easier to temporarily remove guns from individuals believed to be dangerous. The Legislature last week approved AB 1014, which would allow law enforcement officials and the individuals' family members to seek a restraining order from the court prohibiting individuals seen as a danger to themselves or others from possessing firearms for 21 days. "Gun violence restraining orders would create an opportunity to stop gun violence in real life-or-death situations while still protecting the Second...

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