“Latest bills could make California toughest state on gun control”
“A spate of gun-control bills could put California in the lead when it comes to restricting firearms.
“When we see movement on the California bills and the sort of tenacity that you had post-Newtown, it makes it really hard for the gun lobby to say the momentum has gone away. And it’s certainly something Congress pays attention to,” Kristin Rand, legislative director at the Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C. , told the paper. “You can’t underestimate how important it is for Congress to see movement in the states, especially big states like California.””