Gun control bills approved in Calif. legislature

Democrats pushed to get several passed before the legislative session concluded.
California Assemblyman Phil Ting (D), chairman of the Budget Committee, at the Capitol in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Democrats pushed to pass gun control legislation in last hours of the legislative session.

Lawmakers passed a resolution Thursday that supports Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to place several new limits on gun ownership. Late Wednesday, they approved a bill that would require credit card companies to use the new merchant category code for firearms retailers.

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