BB Guns In California

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BB Guns In California

Most Californians are aware of the fact that the state has very strict gun laws. However, many people may not realize that the state is just as strict when it comes to things such as BB, pellet, and airsoft guns. The state views these gun in almost the same exact way as it does true firearms.

Due to this, a person needs to be careful with their BB, pellet, or airsoft guns. If they do not pay attention, they could wind up breaking a law, which could get him or her into serious legal trouble. Nobody wants that.

What Is a BB Gun?

Under California state law, a BB gun is defined as any instrument that expels a projectile, such as a BB or pellet, through the force of air pressure, gas pressure, or spring action...

New Gun Laws Coming for California

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In a state where gun laws are already considered among the most restrictive in the country, the majority of voters just agreed to make it even more so. California voters approved Prop 63, which includes, but is not limited to:

• Speeding up the seizure of guns from individuals who are no longer allowed to own them.
• Banning large capacity ammunition magazines. Owners who purchased these in the past legally must now surrender these guns.
• Requiring background checks for ammunition sales.
• Reporting theft or loss of a gun to the police within 5 days.
• Increasing consequences for stealing guns.

The passing of this prop was certainly influenced by recent mass shootings and the need to create a safer environment for all...