Yet Another Look At Some of San Francisco’s Gun Laws

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We are all still coping from the recent Orlando, FL event that took place at Pulse nightclub where 50 people were killed. This mass murder comes from the guns of a man, guns which he purchased in the days leading up to his attacks. This event prompted yet another look at gun laws, both nationwide and state-wide. San Francisco in particular has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the U.S. but, are they enough?

  • San Franciscons must be at least 18 years old to purchase a long gun and they must be at least 21 years old to purchase a handgun.
  • Certain guns are illegal to purchase in San Francisco, such as assault weapons. One example: AR-15, the same gun used in the Orlando nightclub shooting.
  • San Franciscons can purchase no more than 1 handgun per month.
  • There is a 10 day waiting period...