Calif. mayor proposes regulations effectively banning sale of guns in city limits

Calif. mayor proposes regulations effectively banning sale of guns in city limits
Albert Robles (Image: KTLA screen grab)

[Ed. – The measure was defeated by sounds perfectly unconstitutional.]

Carson, CA Mayor Albert Robles has a plan to stop gun violence by targeting gun stores, according to KTLA. And regulating where legally licensed concealed carriers can exercise their 2nd amendment rights. He will use zoning laws under his proposal to rid the city of all gun stores.

The Carson resolution states in part:

  • Confine gun dealers to commercial zones, and require issuance of a conditional use permit for such uses;
    Impose reasonable minimum separation distance requirements, preferably of a radius of one mile, between gun dealers and the following: schools, churches, day-care centers, recreation facilities, bars, liquor stores, and residential zones;
  • Provide for reasonable amortization of existing gun dealer land uses which are rendered nonconforming by the foregoing restrictions.
  • Prohibit the sale and possession of firearms on all City-owned property, including City Hall and other City-owned buildings and all City parks and recreation facilities, subject to exceptions for possession of firearms by law enforcement officers. …

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