California Politician Proposes Bullet Bill to Restrict Ammo Sales (Video)

A California politician proposed a bullet bill to restrict ammo sales in the state.

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California assembly member Nancy Skinner proposed the bill to restrict ammunition sales in the state.
NBC Bay Area reported:

The massacre in Newton, Conn., and other mass shootings have prompted for a call to curb gun violence.

California assembly member Nancy Skinner answered that call with a proposal to restrict ammunition sales in the state.

“2,800 people in California were killed last year by gunfire,” Skinner said. “It is easier to buy bullets than cough medicine or alcohol. It should not be that easy. We need to have much more scrutiny when it comes to the purchase of guns.”

Monday she unveiled Assembly Bill 48. It would require bullet buyers to show identification. It would also require ammunition dealers to be licensed and report all sales to the department of justice.

Emmeryville police chief Ken James supports the tighter restrictions.

”Right now you can buy bullets in any store and the sale is not recorded”, James said. “Gun violence will continue unless we control the sale of bullets.”

Oakland mayor Jean Quan also said she supports the bill and that Oakland has seen too much gun violence and the changes may help.

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  • Dave

    I see someone’s a Chris Rock fan…

  • Howie Rosen

    “Oakland mayor Jean Quan also said she supports the bill and that Oakland has seen too much gun violence and the changes may help.” — because guns in themselves cause violence, right Quan? And I suppose it was the LAW ABIDING citizens causing the “gun violence,” right Quan? What a moron. Will Quan be giving up her security detail???

  • Matthew

    Wasn’t this a Chris Rock joke.

    Make bullets cost $5000 a piece than when somebody got shot you would know they did something.

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  • cavt

    This is the dumbest state run by the dumbest people you can imagine. The super-majority dems are bragging about all the wonderful new things they are going to do with their(our) new tax money(mainly for illegals education and low income takers). Having lived here my whole life I have seen the deterioration first hand. Yeah–registering bullets is going to reduce gun violence–exactly how? You can go into central LA or Santa Ana and buy any fake ID you want. These idiots don’t think that will happen with bullets.
    Like to go to Vegas once or twice per year–will just load up when I’m there. Everything is cheaper in Vegas anyhow.
    Saw Lou Dobbs do a report where there are something like 140 govt workers for evey private sector worker–most of any state. Explains alot.

  • wth

    Just more stimulus for the black market.
    Wonder how many of those 2,800 Californians were shot by illegal aliens?

  • Califailure’s legislature is a ‘supermajority’ of Democrats.

    Nothing can stop them other than their own court system – which on a federal level, is the 9th Circus.

    Based on the major ‘nudges’ coming from SCOTUS, expect them to either refuse to hear any case saying it’s a state’s rights deal, or hear it and uphold 5-4 with Justice Roberts -again- offering ‘you voted this cr*p in, now deal with it’.

  • Mark

    How about we ban pink eyed liberal Moonbats from Congress?

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  • anti-bho

    state assembly reps being the nesting grounds for our U.S.House reps, evidently what I heard about some of our reps in DC is correct.

    “there’s people occupying seats in the U.S. House of Representatives who in a perfect world could be seen hanging out on the rear of the garbage truck on trash pick-up day.”

    no truer words were ever spoken or quoted.

  • anti-bho

    but then we have one in the White House too, so no big surprise.


    And just how many people were killed slipping in the bathtub/shower? how many were killed in car “accidents”? Stupid is as stupid does.

  • RedBeard

    Ill-informed control-freak leftists on parade.

    At least when Mel Brooks did it, it was funny:

  • bg


    Obama is hell bent on correcting Hitler’s mistakes, fulfilling his
    Fathers Dreams (more) via fulfilling his Revolutionary Dream,
    aka, an American Nightmare.. and there is no shortage of RICH
    .. *sigh*


  • AuntieMadder

    Run more businesses out of your state. That’s the way to get California out of bankruptcy.

    Politicians named Nancy are stupid in California. Must be something in the medical marijuana.

  • Sorry to Live in Illinois

    What about those who make their own ammo? You can buy all you need to make your own just about anywhere.

  • donh

    Alex Postscript to Piers Morgan interview from his hotel room …>

  • wth #8

    re Wonder how many of those 2,800 Californians were shot by illegal aliens

    Quite a few and by black gangbangers.



    Before the Civil War ended, State “Slave Codes” prohibited slaves from owning guns. After President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, and after the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishing slavery was adopted and the Civil War ended in 1865, States persisted in prohibiting blacks, now freemen, from owning guns under laws renamed “Black Codes.” They did so on the basis that blacks were not citizens, and thus did not have the same rights, including the right to keep and bear arms protected in the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, as whites. This view was specifically articulated by the U.S. Supreme Court in its infamous 1857 decision in Dred Scott v. Sandford to uphold slavery.

    The United States Congress overrode most portions of the Black Codes by passing the Civil Rights Act of 1866. The legislative histories of both the Civil Rights Act and the Fourteenth Amendment, as well as The Special Report of the Anti-Slavery Conference of 1867, are replete with denunciations of those particular statutes that denied blacks equal access to firearms. [Kates, Handgun Prohibition and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment, 82 Mich. L. Rev. 204, 256 (1983)] However, facially neutral disarming through economic means laws remain in effect.

    After the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1878, most States turned to “facially neutral” business or transaction taxes on handgun purchases. However, the intention of these laws was not neutral. An article in Virginia’s official university law review called for a “prohibitive tax … on the privilege” of selling handguns as a way of disarming “the son of Ham”, whose “cowardly practice of ‘toting’ guns has been one of the most fruitful sources of crime … .Let a negro board a railroad train with a quart of mean whiskey and a pistol in his grip and the chances are that there will be a murder, or at least a row, before he alights.” [Comment, Carrying Concealed Weapons, 15 Va L. Reg. 391, 391-92 (1909); George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, “Gun Control and Racism,” Stefan Tahmassebi, 1991, p. 75] Thus, many Southern States imposed high taxes or banned inexpensive guns so as to price blacks and poor whites out of the gun market.

    In the 1990s, “gun control” laws continue to be enacted so as to have a racist effect if not intent:’…

    Laws Designed to Disarm Slaves, Freedmen, and African-Americans

    ‘The historical record provides compelling evidence that racism underlies gun control laws — and not in any subtle way. Throughout much of American history, gun control was openly stated as a method for keeping blacks and Hispanics “in their place,” and to quiet the racial fears of whites. This paper is intended to provide a brief summary of this unholy alliance of gun control and racism, and to suggest that gun control laws should be regarded as “suspect ideas,” analogous to the “suspect classifications” theory of discrimination already part of the American legal system.

    Racist arms laws predate the establishment of the United States. Starting in 1751, the French Black Code required Louisiana colonists to stop any blacks, and if necessary, beat “any black carrying any potential weapon, such as a cane.” If a black refused to stop on demand, and was on horseback, the colonist was authorized to “shoot to kill.” [1] Slave possession of firearms was a necessity at times in a frontier society, yet laws continued to be passed in an attempt to prohibit slaves or free blacks from possessing firearms, except under very restrictively controlled conditions. [2] Similarly, in the sixteenth century the colony of New Spain, terrified of black slave revolts, prohibited all blacks, free and slave, from carrying arms. [3]

    In the Haitian Revolution of the 1790s, the slave population successfully threw off their French masters, but the Revolution degenerated into a race war, aggravating existing fears in the French Louisiana colony, and among whites in the slave states of the United States. When the first U. S. official arrived in New Orleans in 1803 to take charge of this new American possession, the planters sought to have the existing free black militia disarmed, and otherwise exclude “free blacks from positions in which they were required to bear arms,” including such non-military functions as slave-catching crews. The New Orleans city government also stopped whites from teaching fencing to free blacks, and then, when free blacks sought to teach fencing, similarly prohibited their efforts as well. [4]

    It is not surprising that the first North American English colonies, then the states of the new republic, remained in dread fear of armed blacks, for slave revolts against slave owners often degenerated into less selective forms of racial warfare. The perception that free blacks were sympathetic to the plight of their enslaved brothers, and the dangerous example that “a Negro could be free” also caused the slave states to pass laws designed to disarm all blacks, both slave and free. Unlike the gun control laws passed after the Civil War, these antebellum statutes were for blacks alone. In Maryland, these prohibitions went so far as to prohibit free blacks from owning dogs without a license, and authorizing any white to kill an unlicensed dog owned by a free black, for fear that blacks would use dogs as weapons. Mississippi went further, and prohibited any ownership of a dog by a black person. [5]’…

    The Racist Roots of Gun Control

    It is certainly not law obeying Americans whether white black or tan shooting each other but gun ‘control’ laws will have a disproportionate effect on law abiding people more than on criminals.

  • hermie

    And the gangbangers are just shaking thinking about that tax on their ammo, which they can get easily from their gang connections in Mexico.

    Another time-wasting, ‘feel-good’ projects that legislators love to occupy their time rather than actually solving the state’s fiscal problems.

  • Highlander

    Just exactly how is having to produce ID to buy ammunition going to stop someone from loading it into their firearm, and killing someone with it? These people are pathologically stupid …

    Of course, we all know that this is nothing more than an attempt to generate a list of gun owners, and the calibers of the firearms they own. When the confiscation begins, it will be SO much easier to find and arrest those who resist …

  • Oliver

    Like the Georgia power plant closures, this, too, is designed to render citizens powerless.

    Connect the dots.

  • donh

    The GANGS need a new BLACK MARKET now that Drug distribution is being taken over by doctor clinics….Dime bags of weed will be replaced with dime bags full of bullets.

  • Mahdi Al-Dajjal

    If they ONLY had a law which stopped criminals from having guns! THAT WOULD STOP GUN VIOLENCE ONCE AND FOR ALL! Oh wait…

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    California assembly member Nancy Skinner answered that call with a proposal to restrict ammunition sales in the state.

    This is where “It begins” is appropriate, because the California state legislature now has a Democrat supermajority. It may not last too long, but for now, Republicans don’t count and the door is wide open.

  • Muddywood

    When my parents move on to the Great Beyond, I’m getting the hell out of the Socialist Republic of Kalifornia.

  • bg


    more dog & pony (aka).. *sigh*

    January 8, 2013

    Cables Show State Department Disregarded MB Threat

    [The Obama administration chose to listen to voices suggesting
    that Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood was moderate rather than those
    who warned it would resort to violence if it came to power, cables
    obtained by the Investigative Project on Terrorism show.]

    Graham Calls for Delay on Brennan Nomination

    someone please inform what good either
    Graham or Issa have done for US lately??



  • Marsh626

    Yet more proof that a large percentage of police officers are Leftist scum. I dunno why so many conservatives mindlessly worship police officers, soldiers, firemen, etc. Judge them individually. Tons of people in those professions are Obama worshipping traitors and union thugs who couldn’t care less about the conservative principles our country was founded upon. All they care about is their pay check.

  • billntwrk

    i make my own ammunition i melt the lead make the bullets i recover used brass clean it size it buy powder and primers

  • It would require bullet buyers to show identification. It would also require ammunition dealers to be licensed and report all sales to the department of justice.

    This wouldn’t even start new black market. It’s already illegal for a criminal to possess a gun. He’ll get the ammo with the gun on the black market or steal it like they do now.

    How is registering this going to stop crime or private sales from “registered” ammo. Criminals don’t shoot alot, so one or two boxes goes a long way.

    These people are idiots.

  • bg


    re: S. Wolf #20 January 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    BLACK HISTORY and the Second Amendment

    [Mr. Williams was a former U.S. Marine who understood that force must
    be met with force, so in 1960 he turned to the nation’s oldest civil rights
    organization for help. He applied to the National Rifle Association for a
    local charter. The NRA issued him the charter and supplied firearms
    training material.]

    STAR PARKER: Blacks should embrace NRA gun proposal

    [Cole quotes Frederick Douglass, “the self educated runaway slave,
    turned abolitionist newspaper editor and orator,” who said citizenship
    requires three boxes: “the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge

    Blacks should put politics aside and heed the wisdom of Douglass,
    Marcus Cole’s father, and my grandfather, and fight to protect
    freedom for which we have fought.

    posted about it somewhere via another link previously, but GP has the
    set up fixed so that i cannot search for back posted links like i used to,
    nor can i locate any via any 2013 posts.. 🙁


  • More people were killed in auto accidents. Restrict the sale of gasoline.

  • bg #32

    Thanks for the additional info.

    re posted about it somewhere via another link previously…

    Try googling it. Just put in the title and/or part of your comment and then the domain gatewaypundit followed by bg…

    E.g. blacks and guns bg

    I’ve found the new comment system of pages often breaks my links back too so I google for them. 🙂

  • Oliver

    #28 BG: well at least Lindsay Graham is still asking for answers on Benghazi. No one — and I mean NO ONE else seems to care.

  • Patty

    Keep it up and this is going to the Supreme Court and I hope Roberts does his D,,, Job this time.

  • Patty
  • Kryton

    I’m still trying to envision a kit that converts ammunition clips into high capacity magazines. Unless I’m mistaken, clips allow you to feed ammo into a gun and are removed before firing. Magazines stay in the gun and hold the ammo.

  • Patty #36

    His D… job? He’ll do his D(emocrat) job alright, reverse the recent Heller decisions and rule that guns are for the police and military only. Roberts cannot be trusted.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    And I suppose it was the LAW ABIDING citizens causing the “gun violence,” right Quan? What a moron.

    The liberals’ approach to a situation they’re unable to come to grips with is to attempt to implement legislation that, while more often than not ends up trampling law-abiding citizens’ liberties, does nothing to solve the original problem.

  • bg


    Oliver #35 January 8, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    ipso facto: there are several websites and petitions that have been accumulating, “we the people” are not about to forget about Benghazi, it’s just that the MSM refuses to cover it, my guess is the movement to expose the truth is growing too big for Obama’s comfort, ergo, is going to need a bit of curtailment, hence, Graham steps in to ward off the onslaught so to speak..

    and yes, i know he appears to be on the attack, unfortunately,
    as has every other attack he’s ever made.. it couldn’t be more
    more pretentious if he tried, oh wait, that’s redundant.. /s/


  • chris

    One word for that the majority of users of taxpayer funded services will understand


  • bg


    Patty #37 January 8, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    pretty good for him.. but he still
    needs to keep his hype in check..

    been posting that DEMOCIDE info for years on
    end now, always glad to see someone catch up..


  • 1VAConservative

    #29: Marsh626: “Yet more proof that a large percentage of police officers are leftist scum”

    What a stupid comment! You remind me of Nancy Pelosi, just say whatever and don’t concern yourself with actual facts.

  • bg


    1VAConservative #44 January 8, 2013 at 9:17 pm


    thank you, thought i was the only one who noticed..


  • bg



    January 8, 2013

    Did CIA pick sanitize Obama’s passport records?

    [However, Harris did not live to attend the court hearing.

    On April 18, 2008, he was found murdered in Washington, D.C., by a single bullet to the head in what appeared to be a drive-by shooting.

    The Washington Times reported April 19, 2008, that a “key witness in a federal probe into passport information stolen from the State Department was fatally shot in front of a District church” at close range, around 11 p.m., in the 2800 block of 12th Street NE, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

    Harris, who the Washington Times described as “cooperating with federal investigators,” was found slumped dead at the steering wheel of his car in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church in the northeast section of D.C., according to Commander Michael Anzallo, the head of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division.]

    re: Obama discloses trip to Pakistan

    much more at link..


  • Highlander

    #44, #45 – I saw it too. Didn’t feel it was worthy of a response.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    well at least Lindsay Graham is still asking for answers on Benghazi. No one — and I mean NO ONE else seems to care.

    That’s because in our current short-attention-span society, it’s more or less old news. The “fiscal cliff” dustup helped to push Benghazi out of view, to be left behind as the world keeps turning. Add to that the Democrat Party propaganda arm mostly ignoring it, and the chances of the subject regaining traction are low, unless something really explosive is uncovered.

  • bg


    January 8, 2013

No answers 
on Benghazi, 
no Brennan

    we shall see Sen Graham,

    we shall see if you have a backbone to put where your mouth is..

    re: Highlander #47 January 9, 2013 at 1:26 am

    true, but i’ve responded to the same poster in other threads,
    and was glad to see someone else speak out for a change.. 😉

    i’ve also noticed you speak out, but other
    than shadow, can’t recall the posters id’s..


  • Militant Conservative

    two bullets used to sight in a rifle.

    All the rest is for politician control

  • Kingslayor

    Hey, Nancy how about imposing the death penalty for criminals that kill people in the commission of a crime using a fire arm!!! Oh thats right, its ok to kill unborn babies but not to put murders to death because its inhumane . So how many people died in your state texting, talking on the cell phone, or eating while driving? I bet more died that way than with fire arms! Oh yeah! Thats right the spoon made Rosie O’Donald fat also! I bet if we band everyway or thing a person could kill another person with, you would still think abortion was moral. So maybe the problem is not the law abiding citizen with the right to bare arms but your liberal way of thinking!!!