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On Gun Violence, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson says ‘Enough is Enough’
By California Black Media
Published November 21, 2019

Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Los Angeles) (Courtesy photo)

During the California Democratic Convention in Long Beach, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Los Angeles) led a rally to “End Gun Violence” outside the convention Center.

A solemn mood attended the event which took place in the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita County during which a 16-year-old student killed two of his schoolmates.

During the last legislative session, Gipson sponsored a bill, AB 879, to close a legal loophole he says was  responsible for “Ghost Guns,” weapons anyone in California could buy online without a background check and assemble at home.

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He says, too often, those firearms ended up in the hands of criminals.

Gov. Newsom signed the bill into law last month.

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