Gun sales have risen 30 to 50 percent in the last week of 2013, according to CBS Sacramento.
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Many Californians are buying rifles and shotguns in preparation for the long gun registry law set to take effect January 1st. The legislation will require long gun owners to register the make, model and serial number of their weapon.
Gun sales have risen 30 to 50 percent in the last week of 2013, according to CBS Sacramento. Just Guns owner John Deaser called the law an unnecessary invasion of privacy, despite his recent profit increase:
Previously dealers would destroy personal information on long gun owners after a background check had been completed. Now they’ll register those purchases with the state.
Supporters of the new law say it will improve public safety and keep guns out of the wrong hands.