Portantino submits Long Gun Open Carry Ban AB1527. Don’t blame Open Carry advocates ! Its a failure of our government, not of our citizens.
Well, we all knew this was coming. After the Open Carry ban on handguns was put into effect beginning January first of this year, there’s no surprise when anti-gun politicians realized they missed a spot. Enter AB1527. After all, they’re there to create new laws, not to understand existing legislation, nor to represent their constituents. Of course, that was sarcasm. Unfortunately many of my fellow citizens are just as disgusted as I am with how these imbeciles (Portantino , et a.l) are unable to comprehend basic common sense and logic. It’s like a prerequisite of being a politician is to have the inability to produce a logical train of thought. Of course there are a handful of politicians who actually do try to serve the people, but unfortunately they are among the few.
With the ranting aside, let’s see what we’ve got going on with this new proposed bill. Basically it’s to clean up yet another poorly written bill. AB144 was the ban on Unloaded Open Carrying of handguns in public, introduced by Portantino, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on October 10th, 2011, effective January 1st, 2012 . Of course being an expert on firearms, Portantino forgot to include long guns into his ban. The bill was so poorly written, that Portantino had to come up with another bill to finish what he started. He can’t even correctly write laws that pertain to his interests! I call this the “Oops, I missed a spot” bill. Continue reading