How New Proposed California Gun Legislation Could Impact Domestic Violence Defense
In the wake of the Supreme Court and other courts recently overturning key elements of California’s restrictive gun policies—followed by a rash of mass shootings in California over the past few weeks—numerous state legislators are making gun safety a hallmark of their agenda for 2023. Many of these laws seek to replace gun laws that were overturned (with revisions), while others seek to add further restrictions and improve public safety overall.
That said, in many cases, the impacts of new gun control legislation can trickle into many different areas, including cases of domestic violence, and especially those involving firearms. Let’s take a closer look at the issue of gun control in the context of domestic violence in California to see what we can learn–and what to expect if some of these new gun bills become law.