Gun Buyers, Sellers Brace for New Regulations in 2014

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.


For $271, Erik Gasca of Yuba City purchased his first gun Friday.

“It’s just something small for home security,” Gasca said.

But instead of walking out of Just Guns gun shop with a brand new .9 millimeter handgun, Gasca left the store with a receipt.

“I have to wait 10 days while they do background checks,” Gasca told FOX40.

In fact, this is just one example of a restriction in place meant to regulate guns and gun owners, and there are more regulations on the way in 2014.

For instance, people who buy long guns (rifles, shotguns, etc.) must first pass a test and then register them.

Magazines that carry more than 10 rounds will be banned, starting in July. And by 2016, lead ammunition for hunting will be banned in California.

Gun retailers, like Josh Deaser of Just Guns, says each new regulation is another step towards a gun-free society.

“It should scare you,” Deaser said. “It starts with one thing and continues to grow.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.