Gun Control

SF Supervisor Catherine Stefani
City and County of San Francisco
Matt Bigler
September 04, 2019 - 10:04 am
San Francisco city leaders have declared the National Rifle Association a "domestic terrorist organization." “It is time to rid this country of the NRA and call them out for who they really are,” said Supervisor Catherine Stefani.
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The American flag flies at half staff over the U.S. Capitol in memory of those killed in the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio August 5, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 09, 2019 - 10:01 am
San Rafael Mayor Gary Phillips ordered all American flags on city property to fly at half staff until Congress takes action to curb gun violence.
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CEO of Marc Benioff speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016 at Pier 48 on September 13, 2016 in San Francisco, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 30, 2019 - 11:34 pm
Salesforce, the Bay Area tech giant that provides cloud-based software to companies, says it will no longer allow customers that sell guns to use its products.
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Margie Shafer
March 14, 2019 - 2:47 pm
There are more than 23,000 individuals in California who own guns, but shouldn't have them because of criminal convictions or mental illness, according to Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
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Jenna Lane
February 13, 2019 - 10:12 am
San Mateo County supervisors have taken a step toward requiring gun owners to keep their firearms locked in a storage container in their homes.
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Scott Lettieri
December 10, 2018 - 11:01 am
Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi and Jackie Speier attended a vigil to honor the victims of gun violence in San Francisco, and are promising to pass new gun control legislation in the Democratic controlled House.
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Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom on Nov. 8, 2018.
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Doug Sovern
November 08, 2018 - 2:26 pm
Governor-elect Gavin Newsom had carefully laid plans to serve food to the homeless at St. Anthony’s Dining Room in San Francisco on Thursday.
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California Governor Jerry Brown
California Governor Jerry Brown (Photo credit: Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)
September 26, 2018 - 5:57 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new law requiring that Californians undergo at least eight hours of training, including live fire exercises, before carrying concealed weapons. He also signed a bill making it clear that rapid-fire "bump stocks" like those used in last year's...
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Jenna Lane
July 18, 2018 - 5:41 pm
California gun owners have been complying -- by the thousands -- with a new law that required them to register certain firearms by July 1. The problem, according to gun rights groups opposing the law, is that such weapons in the state may number in the millions. The so-called "bullet button" law...
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"Guns Loaded Conversations"
"Guns Loaded Conversations" (Photo credit: Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio)
Matt Bigler
May 08, 2018 - 4:26 pm
There's an unusual take on the gun debate opening at a San Jose museum. As KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports, artists are showing the many impacts of gun violence through quilting.
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