One of the biggest arguments against gun control laws is the real intention behind them—government wanting to take people’s guns away in violation of the 2nd amendment.
In California Gov. Moonbeam has found a way to do it as Fox News reports Gov.Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he has signed legislation expanding the ability of state agents to seize firearms from nearly 20,000 Californians who are not allowed to have them.
They collectively own more than 39,000 handguns and 1,670 assault weapons but are prohibited from owning firearms because they have been convicted of crimes, ruled mentally unstable or are subject to domestic violence restraining orders.
The bill authorizes $24 million for the state Department of Justice's Armed and Prohibited Persons program. The money will go to hire more agents to confiscate the weapons and reduce the backlog over the next three years.
The program, which is unique to California, cross-checks five databases to find people who bought weapons they are no longer legally allowed to own.
I weary of a law like this because I’m afraid law-abiding citizens will end up getting their guns snatched by government.